An apple a day may keep the doctor away, but Apple's iPhone is increasingly keeping the doctor even further away.
Apps for smartphones and tablets are changing the way doctors and patients interact, giving both sides more diagnostic tools like monitoring blood pressure and glucose levels, to detecting skin cancer. While these applications aren’t designed to replace doctor visits and treatments, they empower users to be more involved and better monitor their health. With that in mind, here’s a look at five mobile apps and gadgets designed to help both the doctor and patient. (Reuters)