Items Tagged ‘app’

Fitness trackers and other digital health tools can boost your health

February 10, 2018

Fitness trackers and other digital health tools can boost your health

By uclahealth uclahealth

Fitness trackers can be a great way to see how much you move during the day, and may even motivate you to do more. Most wearable fitness trackers come with a phone application so you can get a complete picture on a larger screen. Many fitness trackers monitor: Steps Calories expended Heart rate Sleep quality […]

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Tags: app, digital health tools, digital tools, electronic health records, Fitbit, fitness monitor, fitness tracker, health app, phone app, tracking heart rate


Researchers testing new app to help track extreme morning sickness during pregnancy

October 10, 2017

Researchers testing new app to help track extreme morning sickness during pregnancy

By Amy Albin amyalbin

Kate Middleton, also known as the Duchess of Cambridge, recently announced that she is pregnant with her third child. And, as with her first two pregnancies she is suffering from hyperemesis gravidarum (HG). Her story puts a spotlight on a debilitating condition that affects roughly 100,000 women per year in the United States. While ‘morning […]

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Tags: app, extreme morning sickness, hyperemesis gravidarum, Marlena Fejzo, pregnancy, research study


Kids coping with disaster need guidance. UCLA app helps parents give it

June 21, 2016

Kids coping with disaster need guidance. UCLA app helps parents give it

By Meg Sullivan megsullivan

When wildfires rage, anxiety can rise as high and as fast as temperatures. In fact, little in life matches the stress of having to pack up your entire family and move to safety as fires race toward your home and all you hold dear. “Evacuating with little to no notice in the face of a […]

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Tags: app, earthquakes, extreme heat, fire, floods, mobile app, mobile apps, natural disaster, tornadoes, trauma, tsunami, wildfire