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15 Mobile Apps For Better Health

From helping you monitor your condition to making suggestions for improving it, today's smartphones can become valuable healthcare partners -- with the right apps. The iPhone App Store, the Android Market and the BlackBerry App World are chock full of applications that can help keep you in the pink. The Health, Wellness, and Fitness categories in the various mobile app stores are full of applications that promise to help keep you healthy. Some of them are backed by major pharmaceutical firms, wh
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This calorie counter lets you enter your age, height, weight and activity level, and set your own goal for weight loss or maintenance. It will then set a daily calorie intake and, equipped with a database of over 525,000 food and restaurant items, give you an easy way to keep track of what you eat. Like any good calorie tracker, it also lets you enter exercises for "credit." The app costs $2.99, but it syncs in both directions with a free account at Livestrong.com.

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