Health & Fitness Software
A person's ability to hear is a fragile thing. Too many concerts spent standing next to the speakers or days blaring music in your headphones can take a toll. Exposure to gunfire at close range or explosions can cause damage to those in the military.
Even if you take the best care of your hearing, it can also deteriorate with age.
Technology is making it easier to track your heart health. Before the Apple Watch Series 4 announced its electrocardiogram (EKG) app, mobile vendor AliveCor developed a life-changing band to work with the watch's original heart rate sensor.
The KardiaBand is an FDA-approved device that can take instant EKGs anywhere with its Bluetooth strap.
After the success of Cigna's "Healthy Pregnancies, Healthy Babies" program, the company is launching a new app. The Cigna Healthy Pregnancy app is designed to help reduce the number of preterm and low birthweight babies by identifying risks earlier.
The app is available for Cigna medical customers and makes it easier to enroll and participate in the pregnancy program.
"There's a lot to keep track of when you're pregnant. The Cigna Healthy Pregnancy app can help make it easier,"... Read More »
Asthma is a common condition, but it doesn't make it any less serious or frightening for those who live with it every day.
"Every 10 seconds someone has a potentially life-threatening asthma attack and on average three people a day die from it. Although the prevalence of asthma is thought to have plateaued in the past 20 years, the UK still has some of the highest rates in Europe," researchers at the University of Nottingham report.
Headaches can strike for a variety of reasons: Stress, tension, lights, loud noises, weird smells. Some headaches can start because of weather fluctuations. A drop in the barometric pressure can upset chemicals in the brain, like serotonin, resulting in a migraine.
The app gives you a seven-day barometric pressure forecast and a historical record. And WeatherX can alert... Read More »
My mom's least favorite question to ask has always been "what do you want for dinner?" because, inevitably, the rest of us would say "I don't know."
The app makes it easier to plan, shop, prepare, and cook meals so you're less likely to opt for takeout.
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When you're not feeling well, the last thing you want to do is sit in a waiting room for hours. The Solv health app can find an available doctor with a same-day appointment.
The app is easy to use. Enter your reason for needing to see a doctor, your location, the time you want, whether you're an adult or have a child, and click "search."
Solv will generate a list of clinics that best suit your needs and location. You can... Read More »
One of the most important things for a recovering addict to find after rehab is a support community. The relationships formed in groups like Narcotics Anonymous (NA) and Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) can make the difference between sobriety and relapse.
Having someone to reach out to (who understands your struggle) during vulnerable moments is key to recovery. In addition to a physical support group like AA or NA, the Hey, Charlie app, which is encrypted for user privacy, sends text alerts... Read More »
PP Direct can navigate between different types of birth control to find the best fit for the user. The app provides potential benefits and risks for each medication.
'My Possible Self' mental health app helps users understand anxiety by looking for patterns and triggers
Anxiety and depression can be exacerbated by a lot of factors. A "bad day" can be a culmination of issues like not enough sleep, not eating, not staying hydrated, weather changes, and missing a dose of medication.