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June 21, 2014 | by

PulsePoint Named a Top Heart Disease App of the Year

best-apps-badge-2014-heart-disease-375px Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) can be a life-saving tool if someone nearby goes into cardiac arrest. PulsePoint is a one-of-a-kind app that matches those in need with those who can help instantly.

Location-based services allow users who are trained in CPR provide assistance to someone experiencing a cardiac event. If you’re signed up as a provider, you’ll get an alert when someone in your area needs emergency CPR.

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Written by Erica Roth. Winners selected by Tracy Rosecrans. Medically Reviewed on May 19, 2014 by Kenneth R. Hirsch, MD

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August 24, 2013 | by

PulsePoint among “The 7 Best Heart Disease iPhone & Android Apps of 2013”

278x278_Best_Heart_Disease_Apps_of_2013_1Heart disease is the leading cause of death in Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). A staggering 715,000 Americans have heart attacks every year. The good news is that many types of heart disease are preventable through diet, exercise, and lifestyle changes. Let technology give you a helping hand in the prevention of heart disease. We’ve examined scores of apps at the iTunes Store and Google Play and found some inexpensive options that can help keep you heart-healthy.

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September 17, 2012 | by

Top 10 Heart Disease Apps of 2012 Includes PulsePoint

Healthline Top 10According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), over 616,000 people died from heart disease complications – one in every four deaths – in 2008.

The good news is that heart disease doesn’t have to be a death sentence anymore. In fact many of the risk factors associated with this condition — inactivity, obesity, high blood pressure, smoking, high cholesterol, and type 2 diabetes — are highly preventable and treatable. So if you’re either at risk for or suffering from heart disease, you can take action now with a combination of behavior modification, medically-supervised treatment, and the following 10 apps.

Read the rest of this article by Tracy Rosecrans at Healthline.

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