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Mobile-Phone Health Apps Deliver Data Bounty

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Asthma smartphone app

Almost 9,000 people with asthma use a smartphone app daily to record their symptoms and triggers.

Credit: Ami Vitale/Panos

Last summer, physician Yvonne Chan wondered how the wildfires raging through Washington state were affecting people with asthma—for whom smoke and heat can trigger breathing difficulties.

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