The Family Health Guide
Using smartphone apps for heart health
A cell phone or smartphone can do so much more than make calls, send text messages, and play games.
Hundreds of heart-related applications are available for the iPhone, Android, Blackberry, and other smartphones. Many are little more than glorified diaries or pamphlets. A growing number, though, are tapping into the sophisticated technology packed into these phones.
Here are a few examples of useful heart-related apps and devices.