Text4baby tops 50,000 registrants; Swine flu app is up for messaging award;

> More than 50,000 people have registered to receive free, weekly text messages about prenatal and infant care through the Text4baby educational service. Press release

> An app co-developed by Telefónica Mexico and Myriad Group AG in conjunction with the Mexican government and the Harvard School of Public Health that surveys people for swine flu symptoms is on the short list for the 2010 Global Messaging Awards. Article

> A new collection of mobile apps from the federal government's USA.gov site includes three consumer-focused health programs. Website

> ExpressMD Solutions, Berkeley Heights, N.J., will provide its Electronic House Call patient-monitoring platform to Chicago-based home-health and rehab firm Health Resource Solutions. Press release

And Finally... Charge your cell phone with your boots. Article