Apps We Like

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Check out the apps that are cur­rently on our health radar.

FIRST OPIN­ION Have a quick ques­tion to ask your doc, but don’t want to waste time and money on an of­fice visit? This app matches each user with a doc­tor who is avail­able 24/7 to an­swer ques­tions on ill­ness, in­jury, headaches, preg­nancy, nu­tri­tion, and more—via text mes­sage! Av­er­age re­sponse time is just nine min­utes. // firstopin­ion­

NUDGE This is so­cial me­dia for the health-con­scious. Users can com­pare their health and fit­ness scores to other Nudge users and so­cial net­work friends, no mat­ter which app, tracker, or wear­able de­vice they use. It syncs with other apps such as MapMyFit­ness, Moves, and Fit­bit to pro­vide one score that com­bines diet, ex­er­cise, and fit­ness in­puts to mea­sure how healthy you’re liv­ing. Gain greater in­sight into your health and log daily ac­tiv­i­ties, such as fruit and veggie in­take, ex­er­cise, and sleep. // nudgey­our­

EYEBRIDGE Although it’s no se­cret the vis­ually im­paired grow to love their seeing­eye dogs, there are some things their furry friends sim­ply can­not do— read the news­pa­per, ad­just the ther­mo­stat, change the ra­dio sta­tion, etc. This app pro­vides on-de­mand re­mote vis­ual as­sis­tance within 30 sec­onds of open­ing the app—a live op­er­a­tor con­nects to cus­tomers via the smart­phone’s cam­era to see and aid in daily ac­tiv­i­ties such as prod­uct iden­ti­fi­ca­tion, nav­i­ga­tion, and writ­ten word in­ter­pre­ta­tion. // myeye­

TOPTRACK Track pain cy­cles—from in­jury, in­flam­ma­tion, or ev­ery­day an­noy­ances—and re­ceive cus­tom­ized heal­ing tips and reme­dies. Those who suf­fer from back pain, arthri­tis, carpal tun­nel, and other con­di­tions can cap­ture their pain pat­terns—which will help them man­age their con­di­tion as well as pro­vide a valu­able tool to bring to their next check-up. // New Nordic in­tro­duces Skin CareTM – a new sup­ple­ment de­signed to ac­ti­vate your skin’s cells to gen­er­ate more anti-wrin­kle col­la­gen and help your skin stay healthy and youth­ful look­ing. The in­gre­di­ents will bet­ter reach the deep­est lay­ers of your skin where no anti-ag­ing cos­metic serum reaches.

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