Flu Symptom Checklist

  “Influenza (aka “the flu”) is a contagious respiratory viral illness that can cause mild to severe illness including death. There is treatment available to decrease symptoms, but it is better to prevent the flu is by getting the vaccine every year,” states HealthTap Medical Expert Dr. Henry Selke. Can you tell the difference between a READ MORE →

AppRx: 7 Best Baby Apps for Android

Every week, we bring you AppRx—high-quality health, fitness and wellness apps reviewed and recommended by HealthTap’s network of 63,000 top doctors. In this week’s edition, we highlight the 7 Best Baby Apps for Android. From helpful checklists and reminders, to baby tracking apps, to white noise apps to help sooth your baby to sleep. Know of another READ MORE →

A Sound Basis for Happy Living: Laughter

“Laughter is an instant vacation”  -Milton Berle We live in a funny world. There are days in which we laugh from the joy of accomplishing extraordinary feats, to instants of belting out from subtle mishaps, to moments of uproarious crying at a priceless joke, to just painfully laughing at the misfortunes of a crappy day. READ MORE →

7 Predictions for the Future of Healthcare

(This post by Sean Mehra, HealthTap’s Head of Product, originally appeared in VentureBeat) I’ve got an awesome job. Every day, I envision the future of healthcare and strategize how innovative technologies can transform how we give and receive care and, ultimately, make the world a happier and healthier place. Here are my seven predictions about READ MORE →

AppRx: Top 10 Healthy Eating iOS Apps

Every week, we bring you AppRx—high-quality health, fitness and wellness apps reviewed and recommended by HealthTap’s network of 63,000 top doctors. In this week’s edition, we bring you the highest-rated Healthy Eating Apps for your iPhone or iPad from our HealthTap directory. This week’s list is filled with apps to help you track your sodium READ MORE →