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Elena Malykhina
Elena Malykhina

12 Top Health Apps From Uncle Sam

Choosing a mobile app that tracks health or offers help in emergency situations can prove challenging. The U.S. government's recent digital initiative has prompted federal agencies to create free apps for clinicians and patients.
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Most consumers worry about food safety. That's why the Department of Agriculture developed Ask Karen, an app that offers virtual assistance and tips on preventing foodborne illness. Available for iPhones, iPads, and Android devices, Ask Karen lets users chat live with food safety experts on weekdays between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. EST. Consumers can get answers about the safe handling, storage, and preparation of meat, poultry, and egg products.


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9/23/2012 | 2:11:41 AM
re: 12 Top Health Apps From Uncle Sam
It's great to see the government taking the initative to move healthcare into the 21st century. I especially like the PTSD coach for veterans. There seems to be nothing more intuitive and easy than having apps that help people manage their health & chronic diseases. Now we just need to get the public downloading them!
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