In what is being called the most in-depth analysis to date of health-related app use in the United States, a new online national survey of Americans’ health app use shows both positive and negative aspects of mHealth adoption.

The survey results, published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research mHealth and uHealth, and analyzed by researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center, show that 65 percent of respondents indicated that apps improved their health, and a majority had strong faith in the accuracy and effectiveness of the apps.

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