The smartphone will see you now

"Apps" and devices are turning cell phones into tools for health.

The powerful computer you may carry in your pocket or purse — more commonly known as a cell phone or smartphone — can do so much more than make calls, send text messages, and play games. A host of applications ("apps") and devices that plug into or connect with smartphones and tablets can help you monitor your health, manage a medical condition, and communicate with your doctor.

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