Smartphones become personal health coaches

22.07.2012                      03.Aw. 5772

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Smartphones become personal health coaches

In absence of national smoking "quit-line" omnipresent cellphones, websites become cheap, easy ways to help smokers kick habit.

Most Israelis love their smartphones and feel lost without them, while their Internet use is among the heaviest in the world. So it would seem very logical that these technologies, which can also have a downside, would be used for good – to motivate the million residents over 21 (and tens of thousands of younger ones) to kick the tobacco habit….