In addition to online doctor appointments and medical record portals, digital tools can help people plan their meals, count calories, exercise and find medical information.
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MyFitnessPal: Track calories, nutrition and exercise using this free tracker. Download the app for mobile or use it on your computer.
10 Best Nutrition Apps, According to Registered Dieticians (Women’s Health)
Daily Food Calorie and Fat Log (Microsoft): If you don’t want to use an app, track nutrition using a spreadsheet.
MedlinePlus (National Library of Medicine): Provides authoritative and up-to-date health information for patients and consumers in an easy to navigate site with multiple language options. Searches provide results from trusted medical resources.
Family Doctor (American Academy of Physicians)
Symptom Checker (American Academy of Physicians): Symptom based search with recommended care instructions including when to visit the doctor based on symptoms.
Find local services (American Academy of Physicians): Offers service searches by zipcode for food, housing, transit, public housing, physicians and more.
HealthFinder (US DHHS and Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion): Provides a list of recommended screening tests and vaccinations based on age and gender. Administered by the United States DHHS and Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.
Tips for talking with your doctor (US DHHS and Office of Disease Prevention and Health): Offers a list of recommended questions to ask your doctor based on diagnosis.
DailyMed (National Library of Medicine and NIH): Provides comprehensive information on medication content and labeling found on medicine packaging and containers. Based on the most recent information submitted to the FDA.
HealthReach (National Library of Medicine and NIH): Offers resources in multiple languages.
National Center for Complimentary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) (US NIH): Provides information on unconventional medicine, including Complimentary, Integrative, and Alternative methods of care and treatment.
Clinical Trials (US NIH): Provides a database of actively recruiting, completed and ongoing clinical studies and offers information on treatments that are being considered for further development.
HealthCare (US DHHS): Provides information on marketplace health insurance including how to change from marketplace insurance to Medicaid and how to apply for CHIP (Children’s Health Insurance Program.)
CHIRS (UNMC Leon S. McGoogan Health Science Library): Assists Nebraska residents or patients receiving health care in Nebraska, and their families, in finding information on health and wellness topics.