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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Like sufferers from other chronic conditions, people with asthma can benefit from tracking their symptoms, triggers, medication schedule and effectiveness, and Peak Flow Numbers. With this app, the results are displayed in graphs that make it easy to get an overview of when and how bad the attacks are. The iPhone app ($4.99) also lets you upload your data to Google Health to share with your doctor.
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