These apps have been recommended by a variety of sources. Not all are free and many have additional in-app purchases to access the full features. Many thanks to Kathleen Carlson of the University of Arizona, for contributing apps 1-9 on this list. Apps on this list are not approved, endorsed, or sponsored by the CORE Library or Cummings Graduate Institute. Apps change rapidly and those on this list may no longer be available. Your mileage may vary. Let the buyer beware. Use at your own risk.
As you complete your e-health assignment for DBH 9019, you'll undoubtedly uncover many new apps that could be added to this list. Please share what you find by emailing the CORE Librarian, who will add them to this list.
There are many free e-Health Smart Phone Applications to facilitate behavior change. Below find a starting list to help you with your e-health resource assignment in DBH 9019.
If you are looking for an app for a particular condition, start by trying the national or professional organization associated with the condition (such as the American Cancer Society, the American Diabetes Association, La Leche League, etc) to see if the organization has developed an app or if there are others they recommend.
|MyFitnessPal, the best calorie counter on the iPhone. Set a daily calorie goal and record your daily food and exercise to make sure you stay on track.||MyFitnessPal||Android MyFitnessPal|
|First Aid app by the American Red Cross puts expert advice for everyday emergencies in your hand. With videos, interactive quizzes and simple step-by-step advice it’s never been easier to know first aid. Easy to use Spanish language toggle switch translation directly inside the App.||FirstAid||Android FirstAid|
|Asthma MD helps you track your peak flow, triggers, medications, and symptoms to help manage your asthma.||AsthmaMD||Android Asthma MD|
|Quit Smoking app that tracks cravings, moods, slips, and smokefree progress to help you understand your smoking patterns and build the skills needed to successfully become and stay smokefree.||Quit Smoking Guide||Android Quit Smoking Guide|
|quitSTART is a free app made for teens who want to quit smoking, but adults can use it too. This app takes the information you provide about your smoking history and gives you tailored tips, inspiration, and challenges to help you become smokefree and live a healthier life.||quitStart|
|What to Expect app guides you through pregnancy day-by-day and week-by-week (even hour-by-hour!) on iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch. Based on your due date, you'll receive personalized content, the latest parenting news and health information, and access to a tight-knit community of other parents and moms-to-be like you||What to Expect||Android What to Expect|
|Fooducate is a weight loss coach for people who want to eat a healthy, real food diet. Track your food, activity, sleep and mood. Get motivated by the most supportive community in the world.||Fooducate||Android Fooducate|
|Glucose Buddy is a data storage utility for people with diabetes. Users can manually enter glucose numbers, carbohydrate consumption, insulin dosages, and activities. Then, you can view all of your data on your free glucosebuddy.com online account.||Glucose Buddy||Android Glucose Buddy|
|Calm in the Storm is a stress management and relaxation app that includes guided audio meditations, stress management tools, and trackers for perceived stress levels and symptoms.||Calm in the Storm||Android Calm|
|Chill app blocks out background noises and replaces them with a variety of soothing sounds to help the user to sleep, relax, and focus.||Chill||No Android version|
|MySleep Button is designed to help you fall asleep and to return to sleep if you awaken.||MySleepButton||Android MySleepButton|
|BlueStar Diabetes analyzes diabetes data entered by the patient.||BlueStar Diabetes||BlueStar Diabetes|
|RevUp is a personalized health coaching tool that offers feedback from a Nurse Practitioner, Nutritionist, and Fitness expert based upon your real-time health, nutrition, and fitness information.||RevUp||No Android version|
|Glow allows women to track their fertility cycles and based upon patient-entered data, provides suggestions and tips to improve lifestyle and chance of pregnancy. The company claims it is useful both for increasing and preventing the chance of conception.||Glow||Glow|
|Fitocracy Macros counts macronutrients instead of calories to help users avoid feeling hungry, irritable, or lethargic.||Fitocracy Macros||No Android version but other macro counters are avaialble|
|GO Meal and Fitness Tracker is a visual food log that tracks nutrition habits.||Go Meal and Fitness Tracker||GO Meals|
|NIKE+ Training Club is targeted at women and it offers 100 workouts from trainers, ranging from individual workouts to a four-week structured program.||Nike+ Training Club||Nike+ Training Club|
|Fitbit has both tracking via its wearable activity trackers and a passive activity tracker, meaning a user doesn't need a Fitbit to use the app. It can track steps taken, distance traveled, calories burned, and active minutes.||Fitbit||FItbit|
|Waterlogged helps the user keep track of how much water s/he is drinking on a daily basis. Charts and motivational tips keep the user on track ... and hydrated!||Waterlogged||Waterlogged|
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