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First aid-related apps for Android users

As a Boy Scout you learn to be prepared and how to administer first aid, among other things. Over the years some of my first aid skills have gotten a bit rusty. I have taken a number of refresher courses, but knowing that I have a first aid refresher or reference manual in my pocket is awesome. You ... Full Article »

February 21, 2014 6:30am

Manage pain of all sorts with these Android apps

A medical dictionary will tell you there are two types of pain you can experience: acute and chronic. But beyond this basic definition there’s a gradient of pain you can encounter at any given time, be it emotional, stress-related or triggered by a specific event. Dealing with pain can seem an unb ... Full Article »

February 3, 2014 6:30am

Curb the winter pounds with these indoor-friendly Android workout apps

Google Play is full of fitness apps that track your jogs, hikes and bike rides using GPS, recommending trails to explore and documenting how far you’ve gone. But for many, the autumn and winter seasons drive us into hibernation, shortening our daylight hours and covering our jogging trails with in ... Full Article »

January 9, 2014 8:30am

Keep your medical records close at hand with these Android apps

When it comes to remembering the last time you saw a doctor or even just having an easy way to keep track of the list of your family ailments, it’s always great to have an electronic record instead of having to remember your info from scratch each time you see a physician. The free Kaiser Permanen ... Full Article »

December 4, 2013 6:30am

Eat healthy with these free Android apps

Eating healthy is a little easier these days. The bread aisle has more than one type of wheat bread on its shelves, and chains like Whole Foods delivers organic and natural groceries across the nation. And things only get better with Android devices. There’s a wealth of apps to keep you healthy, s ... Full Article »

December 1, 2013 6:30am

Apps for the elderly? Why Android is not just for the cool kids any more

The Doro Phone Easy 740 is one of the simplest Android devices you will ever see, and that is precisely its selling point. With its big, rubberized touch pad, simple interface and louder volume, this device might not win any awards in a beauty contest. But it’s an easy-to-use smartphone that can ... Full Article »

November 19, 2013 3:00pm

These free Android apps help you get in shape

It wouldn’t be entirely good if you were just to sit around and play games on your Android phone all day. You need to get out and stretch those leg muscles every once in a while, and since there are hundreds of apps designed to enhance your workouts, you might as well take your Android phone with ... Full Article »

November 8, 2013 6:00am

Android apps for improving women’s health

It’s important for everyone to strive for a healthy lifestyle, but we all have our special needs. Women in particular have different health goals than men, as age and dietary needs also play a role. Fortunately for the modern woman, we have countless resources at hand, many available as Android ap ... Full Article »

October 7, 2013 6:00am

Bicycle your way to better health with these Android apps

Instead of running or jogging, I plan pedaling myself into shape in 2013. Last weekend, I rode over 8 miles and realized I needed a way to keep track of my rides. What better way than using an app on my phone? After sifting through apps in the Google play store, I found a few that fit the bill. Mov ... Full Article »

August 15, 2013 6:05am

Identify home remedies with the free Self Cure Android app

If you are a relatively healthy person with no existing conditions for which you take medication, then home remedies to heal minor ailments might save you time and money in the long run. Instead of heading to the doctor and paying co-pays every time you cough, get up to speed with home remedies via ... Full Article »

January 14, 2013 12:30pm


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