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These iPhone apps can help you recognize illness symptoms

When Los Angeles-based television report Serene Branson delivered a strangely garbled on-air report from the Grammy Awards show last year – a 30-second news clip that became news itself – speculation flew. Was she drunk? Did she have a stroke? Or maybe a yet-undiagnosed brain tumor? Doctors ev ... Full Article »

March 7, 2013 7:00am

Blood Pressure Monitor - Family Lite helps you keep track of your health

First things first – you should know upfront what Blood Pressure Monitor – Family Lite is and is not. It is a great app for recording results of your blood pressure, pulse and weight measurements. It is not an app that automatically takes those measurements, however. So those who don’t either ... Full Article »

January 5, 2013 2:00pm

Stay in shape during the holidays with these iPhone apps

Hitting the gym can be hard to do during the holidays. There is less light in your day and more parties to attend, so it’s easy to put on unhealthy weight. However, making time to flex your muscles and get a good workout can keep the pounds down during the holiday season. Here are some fabulous iP ... Full Article »

December 21, 2012 2:00pm

GenieMD iPhone app a great medical tracker

As someone who has spent his fair share talking to literally dozens of different doctors, GenieMD makes me light up like a Jack-O-Lantern. There’s nothing more frustrating than going to a new doctor, then making sure you’ve mentioned every single malady in your medical history, the medications y ... Full Article »

December 1, 2012 5:00am

Take control of what ails you with the WebMD Pain Coach iPhone app

While I would like to devote the majority of my app consumption time to playing games and reading customized news and status updates from Flipboard, I’m approaching an age where not everything that I tap into can revolve around leisure and entertainment. With the big 4-0 not too far down the hori ... Full Article »

November 7, 2012 6:30am

Read between the lines with iDream: Dream Interpreter and Journal iPhone app

Dream interpretation can be a complicated business. I remember more than one friend in high school claiming to have the definitive guide to dream interpretation. Luckily iDream: Dream Interpreter and Journal is a relatively hassle-free way to chart your dreams and look up their possible meanings. i ... Full Article »

October 24, 2012 12:30pm

A seriously comprehensive list of apps for medical marijuana patients

Over the weekend, I reviewed Frweed Pro, an app that helps recreational and medical marijuana (MMJ) patients find information on which strains can help their conditions. Having published it, however, I felt there was too much left unsaid. I want to help fill in the gaps with recommended apps for pat ... Full Article »

October 24, 2012 4:20am

Frweed Pro helps medical cannabis patients find the right strain for what ails them

Alternative forms of medication always fall under a cloud of cynicism from the mainstream Western medical establishment. And of the many non-chemical treatment options, none has been more politically charged than the use of medical cannabis also known as medical marijuana (MMJ). That said, it’s be ... Full Article »

October 21, 2012 4:20pm

Apps to help you (at least figuratively) survive an extended trip to the hospital

I thought I was being so clever. After a three-week medical leave from writing, during which my focus went from the latest iPhone iteration to the latest iteration of my disability, I suggested to my editor that to ease back in I’d write about how my iPhone and iPad helped me survive a recent hosp ... Full Article »

October 10, 2012 9:16am

First Aid By American Red Cross is a fix for what ails you

Whether looking for quick advice on dealing with medical emergencies, severe weather or just a place to make a charitable donation, First Aid by American Red Cross is as thorough as a medical app could be. The amount of information available is staggering, but it’s never presented in a way that sp ... Full Article »

July 7, 2012 10:00am


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