A BMI (Body Mass Index) is an estimate of the amount of fat on your body, and the higher the number, the higher your risk for such health problems as heart disease, gallstones, and certain cancers. The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute’s Body Mass Index calculator app can help you determine your level based on height and weight.
Take precaution with the Environmental Protection Agency’s app, developed with the help of the National Weather Service, which predicts UV radiation daily. Alerts are based on your zip code, with data specific to 58 U.S. cities.
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Don’t panic. The American Heart Association makes it easy for you to save a life when someone needs CPR. This app definitely keeps it simple, instructing you to call 911 and demonstrating how to begin chest compressions via video instructions.
From the same people who may make glucose monitors, the Diabetes Manager can help those with diabetes track their blood sugar with a log for glucose results, carb intake, and insulin doses. View data in color-coded charts, and watch videos about healthy eating. Plus, it’s easy to e-mail info to the family or doctor.