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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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Stress is a common source of anxiety for Americans. The U.S. Department of Defense has created a portable stress management tool, which consumers can use to practice breathing exercises for relaxation. Breathe2Relax helps with mood stabilization, anger control, and anxiety management. The app, available for iPhone, iPad, and Android, can be used as a standalone stress reduction aid or in tandem with clinical care. It also includes a reference guide on the effects of stress on the body and instructions for dealing with stress.

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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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