Mobile App Reviews: Health eCards Mobile Application

The Health eCards Mobile Application, created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), enables users to e-mail virtual cards containing health information along with a portal to the CDC web site. By providing basic information and encouraging deeper exploration of an e-government site, the app attempts a worthy and complex service: to enable an information search for a specific health issue.

Mobile App Reviews: 52 Weeks for Women’s Health Application

The purpose of this application is to help women be better informed about health related issues that affect them and their families. Women are targeted because they are the caregivers of their families and communities.

Mobile App Reviews: AskKaren.Gov

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service’s (FSIS) Mobile Ask Karen is a web-based smartphone application launched in 2011 that instantly answers food safety questions. The mobile app offers a ton of information to consumers about food storage, foodborne illnesses, and the preparation of meat, poultry, and egg products.

You also have access to government information librarians through the Government Information Online (GIO) virtual Ask A Librarian service.  These librarians are experts at finding information from government agencies of all levels (local, state, regional, national international) on almost any subject.

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