October 24, 2017
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released a new app for new parents looking to follow the first five years of their child’s growth and development. The Milestone Tracker app, available for free on Android and iOS devices, offers a checklist of the important milestones parents should look out for to identify whether or not their child may have a disability or any other factors...
October 6, 2016
Watching a weather app to see if a cold front is coming in has taken on a new meaning: The Cold and Flu Tracker app, where people can get updates on cold and flu activity at a hyperlocal level, is now available to users thanks to a partnership with GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare’s Theraflu and the Weather Company.
Beyond mixing sickness with weather, the app is also part of GSK’s overall...
April 18, 2013
The National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has proposed a project that would use smartphones to collect information on health behaviors, especially with an eye on smoking habits and cessation. The project, which was outlined in the Federal Register this week, is for a feasibility study set to last one...