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10 Mobile Health Apps From Uncle Sam

New mobile apps from the Department of Health and Human Services, for consumers and doctors alike, let you search medical literature, locate health centers, fight drug abuse and much more.
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Find a Health Center, an app by the HHS' Health Resources and Services Administration, lets users instantly locate nearby federally funded health centers by entering a zip code. The app uses mapping software in smartphones to locate the centers, which tend to be in most cities and in many rural areas. Consumers also can choose how far away they are willing to travel to reach a health center and tailor results to their preferences. The app is available for the iPhone and Android and is available as a free download in iTunes.

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