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More and more people are using mobile devices such as tablets to access the Web. They are also using these devices to find health information.Center for Disease Control (CDC) enables fast and efficient mobile delivery of CDC’s critical health information. The Mobile iPad Application has been designed for users to access health information at their fingertips.  It gives an increasingly mobile public 24/7 access to important and timely health information that people can use to protect their lives and loved ones.

This application can be accessed on an android phone and can be downloaded for free at http://www.cdc.gov/mobile/applications/CDCGeneral/promos/ipad_promo.html
It has the following features:

CDC Health Articles are written by subject matter experts and health communicators. While most stories are topic or event driven, some capture the full scope of CDC's work on cross-cutting topics.
CDC Vital Signs offers recent data and calls to action for important public health issues. Topics will include colorectal and breast cancer screening, obesity, alcohol and tobacco use, access to health care, HIV testing, seat belt use, cardiovascular disease and more…
CDC Preventing Chronic Disease (PCD) Journal is a peer-reviewed electronic journal established to address the interface between applied public health research, practice, and policy.
Public Health Matters Blog: In this blog, we share our public health passions about the evolution of public health and the continual strides that are being made to protect and save lives through education, awareness, research, and promoting healthy lifestyles.
MMWR: Reports from CDC’s weekly Morbidity and Mortality Reports.
Newsroom: Press releases from CDC’s newsroom.
Listen to/view CDC podcasts: Listen on your iPad for reliable health and safety information when and where you want it.
Disease of the Week: Each week there is a new "disease of the week" topic that includes: key facts, prevention tips, images, videos, and interactive quizzes to test your knowledge.
Stay Connected: Follow CDC on Facebook, Twitter and You Tube. Access CDC's social media to receive important information on health concerns and events throughout the year.
Image Library: A multitude of health images.

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