9 apps that will improve your health
Technology has come a long way when it comes to health. Check out these amazing apps that will help you stay healthy
A free app to help you relax
A hypnosis app for deep relaxation, Relax Completely was created by a qualified hypnotherapist.
An app for emergencies
In Case of Emergency (ICE) stores data (allergies, blood type, medical conditions, medications, etc.) and contacts for first responders in case of a medical emergency. Your doctor and your family can be called directly from the app. ($4)
An app for athletes
Created by concussion experts for parents and coaches, Concussion Recognition & Response (CRR) lets you record information to share with health professionals, gives care instructions and answers questions. ($4)
A free app for medical records
MyMedRec puts your medication and immunization records at your fingertips. It includes refill reminders, contact info for prescriptions, and email and photo capability. It was created by the Canadian Medical Association and six other related associations.
An app to perform CPR
Heart Hero CPR app was made by Genius Factor Games for the Heart and Stroke Foundation B.C. & Yukon. It walks you through the steps of CPR to the song "Staying Alive." (free)