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New Smartphone App Allows a Way Out for Domestic Violence Victims in Milwaukee


New Smartphone App Allows a Way Out for Domestic Violence Victims in Milwaukee   smartphone app mobile app Milwaukee Domestic violence We hear it all the time, a person stuck in a domestic violence situation thinks there is no way out until it’s too late. Now with the help of a new app, people in the region of Milwaukee, Wisconsin have helpful options with only a few taps on their smartphone.

The mobile app, by Sojourner Truth, was created by a team of students in the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s App Brewery. It is a new option for protection against domestic violence. This free app allows people who are in violent relationships a connection to people who were also victims, a discreet way to contact authorities, and information on shelters and places that can help. Another feature is that the app becomes invisible so the abuser does not know of its presence.

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Arizona’s mHealth App Market is Booming


Arizona’s mHealth App Market is Booming   mobile app mHealth apps mHealth Arizona In the state of Arizona, medical professionals and programmers have been hard at work to produce a wealth of new and reliable apps to help locals live a healthier life.

At a price of around $3 dollars, and some even free, one can acquire apps to aid them in many areas of health – monetizing weight management, heart rate, breathing rate, walking proficiency, and pressure point usage, to name just a few.

One particularly popular app is that which was created by University of Arizona to help woman quit smoking. It has been determined that woman are now more likely to die from smoking related causes than men. The UofA app is designed to not only aid women in kicking their smoking habit, but also helping woman live healthier, eat better, exercise, and feel good about themselves.

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Onlife Health Touts AlwaysOn Mobile App


Onlife Health Touts AlwaysOn Mobile App   OnLife Health mobile app mHealth corporate wellness AlwaysOn Onlife Health, a corporate wellness company, is out with its new AlwaysOn smartphone app, which enables employees to access and engage with their enterprise wellness plan anytime, anywhere to “improve their health, stay inspired, and help reduce healthcare costs.”

With the free app, covered members can use their smartphones as an extension of their wellness program.

According to the company, AlwaysOn turns a mobile device into a high-performance engagement platform and connects users with Onlife’s wellness portal to improve accessibility and sustain engagement.
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Health4Me Mobile App Lets UnitedHealthcare Plan Members Pay Medical Bills via Smartphones


Health4Me Mobile App Lets UnitedHealthcare Plan Members Pay Medical Bills via Smartphones   UnitedHealthcare mobile app mediacal bills Health4Me There’s a lot of talk about how smartphones and wearables — together with an array of intriguing apps — are changing the world of medicine.

But what comes after healthcare? You know it: healthcare bills.

Now UnitedHealthcare’s mobile app “Health4Me” will offer several new features including a secure electronic bill-payment service. The app lets UnitedHealthcare plan participants pay medical bills and manage their health care claims and related expenses entirely on their smartphones.

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CVS/pharmacy Touches Up Top-Rated Mobile App


CVS/pharmacy Touches Up Top Rated Mobile App   mobile tech mobile news Mobile Devices mobile app CVS/Pharmacy CVS Health CVS app CVS/pharmacy, some of its most devoted customers argue, has raised the bar in mobile with its popular iOS and Android applications.

But that high praise hasn’t stopped the retail pharmacy giant from seeking to make a good thing even better.

This week, CVS/pharmacy announced its mobile app has undergone a complete transformation, with new features and an improved look and feel.
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American Academy of Pediatrics Updates Child Health Tracker App


American Academy of Pediatrics Updates Child Health Tracker App   Mobile Device mobile applications mobile app American Academy of Pediatrics AAP The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) announced this week that it has updated its award-winning Child Health Tracker app.

For the month of February, the organization says, the app will be offered to parents free of charge. The app is regularly priced at $4.99.

“In addition to giving parents the power of on-demand access to their child(ren)’s health information via their smartphone, the AAP added valuable features such as a medication tracker module that allows parents to post medication information for each of their children, set alerts, add dosage information, note side effects, etc.” the AAP said in a provided statement.
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Sleep Genius App Gets NASA Salute


Sleep Genius App Gets NASA Salute   Spinoff Sleep Genius Sleep NASA mobile app iOS Android What began as a quest to help humans sleep in the International Space Station has become a technology soothing people worldwide.

Not only that, It’s also a celebrated “spinoff technology” in the latest edition of NASA’s prestigious annual publication, appropriately titled Spinoff.

The 2015 issue recognizes an array of cutting edge companies and products that began with research for NASA but ultimately led to technologies for life right here on planet Earth.

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