Do you use apps on a smartphone or other mobile device? Did you know that there are thousands of great apps and mobile websites to learn about health, from practical tools like medication schedulers to comprehensive resources like the MedlinePlus Mobile site, from calorie counters to Narcotics Anonymous meeting finders to a game called “Catch the Condom”?
The AIDS Library and the Critical Path Project have created a series of guides to spread the word about how many great apps and mobile sites are available to be used by anyone with a mobile device. Here are six guides, each aimed at a different population:
Tech Tip: clicking each link will open a PDF in a pop-up window. You can hold the mouse over the upper right corner to save or print the guides. To print these 2-page guides on one page, set your printer to double-sided, long-edge binding.
- People Living With HIV/AIDS
- Men Who Have Sex With Men
- Healthcare Providers
- Anyone interested in Addiction & Recovery
Use these guides to learn about 30 apps and mobile sites that the AIDS Library and Critical Path recommend to help you learn about and track your health.
Want more? Take our 2-hour APPlify Your Health workshop! In this workshop, learn how to look up reliable health information anywhere anytime and manage your meds, appointments, and insurance information on your smartphone. Open to the general public. Call 215-985-4448 x145 for the next available workshop. This workshop is made possible by a generous grant from the National Library of Medicine.