WellDoc acquires Oncology Care Home Health Specialists; Tablets used more for test taking by med schools;

> Baltimore-based WellDoc, which last summer became one of the first companies to receive FDA approval for a mobile healthcare product--an analytics system for Type 2 diabetes--and last fall teamed with AT&T to market the app, now has acquired cancer-patient focused home health consulting company Oncology Care Home Health Specialists, according to the Baltimore Business Journal. Article

> A new iPhone app, Fire Department, allows emergency operators to notify qualified responders, such as physicians, nurses or EMTs, when someone nearby has a medical emergency. Download it here

> Medical schools tap tablets for test-taking...even the lab portion, according to iMedicalApps. New apps seem to have overcome some of the traditional med school complaints about online testing. Article

> A new urology app could help patients communicate with physicians about embarrassing symptoms, the Associated Press reports. Article  

And Finally... As the snow melts in the Northeast...is it leaving behind the smell of pickles? Article