Category Archives: Health

Quick Picks: Tawkon, app that lowers cancer risk?

Say what?
Tawkon, is a mobile app company that has developed a program that monitors radiation levels emitted by your smartphone.  I never knew this before, but I schooled myself and discovered this: radiation comes from a mobile carrier’s antenna, meaning, the closer you are to your T-Mobile/Verizon/AT&T, etc. antenna, the more radiation your phone produces.   Continue reading


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In Case Of Emergency (ICE)

Serious post here.  In Case of Emergency is an app that could potentially save your life as it did for one woman. (& it’s free)!
Technically we are all supposed to carry some sort of card which lists our medical information such as: emergency contact, blood type, known medical history, allergies to certain medications etc.  But honestly, do we? Not really. Which is why this app is so great, because now you have zero excuse not to.

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5 Minute Clinical Consult

So I’m in the process of moving, sleeping on the floor.. you know the whole deal, trying to find an order-pizza app (no dice) & randomly came across 5 Minute Clinical Consult (5MCC). An app for $80 bucks? I was intrigued.

The BB App World App (tongue twister) states that 5MCC has been the #1 selling handheld version since 1994.

Wait what? a) I’m going to assume “5 Minute Clinical Consult” is the only 5 minute clinical consult, so naturally I’d assume it’d be the #1 seller in its field. but b) handheld and 1994 doesn’t even compute in my brain.
Handheld pieces of paper? This was the mid-1990s. This is the kind of cellphone we’re talking about here:

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