Apps We Like
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. // firstopinionapp.com
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. // nudgeyourself.com
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. // myeyebridge.com
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. // topricin.com 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.