Philips gets FDA approval on mobile radiology device; Mayo Clinic debuts apps for low-risk conditions;

> Philips just received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for mobile DR radiology unit that offers better resolution on bedside images, according to a company statement. Even better: A recent study shows that the mobile device administers only about half the radiation of a normal x-ray. Article

> The Mayo Clinic recently released a stable of health apps for "everyday ailments" such as arthritis, Type 2 diabetes, fibromyalgia, hypertension, insomnia, back pain and irritable bowel syndrome. Mayo built the apps for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch in partnership with app developer Gaiam. Post

> The FDA wants to hear from you about its new mobile medical apps guidance. The agency is holding a workshop on the proposal Sept. 12-13 in Silver Spring, Md. Article

> Mobile connectivity is driving even more traffic to health websites, a new study shows. That contradicts recent findings that health sites were experiencing a decline in use over the last year or so. Article

> Health insurance giant Aetna is working with NaviNet to provide e-prescribing via mobile devices for 2,000 physicians in its Florida network. The new app is available for iPad, iPhone and Android devices. Article

> Still on the fence about tablets? The VA is diving into the deep end with its first-ever major buy of tablet computers. Article

And Finally... Looks like this woman wasn't keen on joining "Team Lyle." Article

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