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Health, Fitness and Medical Smartphone Apps Reviews

Which Apps Are the Best Apps for You?

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Updated May 04, 2011

You could spend a small fortune in time and money downloading health, medical and fitness apps for your iPhone, Android, Blackberry or other smartphone. Our About.com guides and their readers have done some of the legwork for you!  Here is a list of the best health, medical and fitness smartphone apps we have reviewed. 

This is just the beginning -- look for this list to grow as we add more reviews in 2011 and beyond.  If you'd like to be notified when new reviews are added, sign up for my Patient Empowerment newsletter.

We invite you to share your opinion, too.

Smartphone Apps for Specific Conditions and Diseases

Smartphone Apps for Specific Conditions and Diseases
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Managing your diagnosed health problem, or learning more about your medical challenges may be more effective with the quick and easy access through your iPhone, Android, Blackberry, iPad or other smartphone or tablet.  Here are some of the reviews our About.com guides and readers have put together for you:

• If you have Food Allergiesfood allergy app reviews from About.com readers.
• If you have IBD or Crohns: iPhone Applications for IBD
• If you have IBS: Apps for IBS
• If you have Cancer: 7 iPhone Apps for Cancer Patients
• If you have ArthritisiPhone Apps for Arthritis

(See many more reviews below!)

Gender Specific Apps for Your Smartphone

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Sometimes a smartphone app is of more interest or use to a man or a woman - body parts, some diseases - celebrate the differences with these apps for your smartphone.

Pregnancy and Pre-Pregnancy Apps for your iPhone or Android Smartphone

Pregnancy and Pre-Pregnancy Apps for your iPhone or Android Smartphone
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Whether you are pregnant now, or expect to be pregnant in the future, you'll find plenty of great apps to help you manage a healthy pregnancy or pre-pregnancy.  Here are reviews of some of the best pregnancy apps and other tools for helping you manage your pregnancy using your iPhone, Droid or other smartphone.

Android, iPhone and Other Smartphone Apps for Mental Health

Android, iPhone and Other Smartphone Apps for Mental Health
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We can all use a mental health boost.  Whether you're feeling down or depressed, have a fear of something that you can't shake, or wonder whether you should see a counselor or therapist, there may be a mental health smartphone app to help.

Best Health and Fitness Apps for Your iPhone, Android or Smartphone

Best Fitness Apps for Your iPhone, Android or Smartphone
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Fitness is one of the most popular categories of smartphone apps.  From measuring your footsteps and mileage, to calculating distances, to learning about heart rates and walking tours, you can learn a lot from iPhone, Android, Blackberry and other smartphone apps.

Health and Medical Apps for Parents (Managing Your Child's Health)

Health and Medical Apps for Parents (Managing Your Child's Health)
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Keeping up with our children's health isn't always easy. From well-baby visits to updated vaccinations to sports, camp or college physical exams - there's always something we need to keep an eye on. Maybe your smartphone can help:

Best Smartphone Health and Medical Apps for Pets

Best Smartphone Apps for Pets
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Yes, even our pets can get in on the action, although you might want to work with the apps on their behalf.

Other Health and Medical Smartphone Apps (for Fun and Education)

Other Health and Medical Smartphone Apps (for Fun and Education)
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Smartphone apps address such a variety of topics and phone-owners' needs.  Here are some apps that are fun and educational that don't necessarily lend themselves to one specific category:



Don't See Your Favorite Health or Medical App Listed? Submit Your App Review

Submit Your App Review
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We'd love to see your iPhone, iPod Touch, Android, Blackberry or other smartphone reviews, too.  Here's more information about submitting your health, medical or fitness smartphone app review.

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