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52 Weeks for Women's Health

Women's Health: Learn About Your Body in 52 Weeks

The National Institutes of Health (NIH), Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH), has created the Women’s Health application as a guide for women interested in learning more about their health. With 52 alphabetical health topics, one for each week of the year, the application aims to promote healthy lifestyles by offering practical strategies for women to use each day. The application is an example of how information gained from scientific research can be translated into tips that may help women and their families reduce health risks and improve their quality of life.
The Office of Research on Women's Health (ORWH), Office of the Director, National Institutes of Health (NIH) serves as the focal point for women's health research at the NIH. For more information about NIH's Office of Research on Women’s Health, visit NIH, the nation's medical research agency, includes 27 Institutes and Centers and is a component of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. NIH is the primary federal agency conducting and supporting basic, clinical, and translational medical research, and is investigating the causes, treatments, and cures for both common and rare diseases. For more information about NIH and its programs, visit www.nih.gov.

NIH…Turning Discovery Into Health
Key Features:
Scrollable menu screen for convenient access to all 52 weeks of health topics
A-Z Health – Contains an alphabetical list of all 52 health topics as well as a glossary of terms
My Health Stats – Keep track of different personal health related information such as medications, medical conditions, disabilities, and allergies
My Journal – Document daily thoughts and occurrences
My Favorites – Compile an archive of your favorite health topics for quick reference
My Goals – Set and track the progress of personal goals in a number of categories such as relationships, health, for fun, financial, education, and career

Personalization and Security Features:
Skins – Personalize your space with one of the eight different themes available
Password – Protect your personal health information through use of the password option

Additional Features:
Learn more about ORWH and NIH through easy access to their websites from the home page

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9/11 Memorial

The National September 11 Memorial and Museum created the official 9/11 Memorial application as a guide to understanding 9/11 through the eyes of those who witnessed the events. Given the sensitivity surrounding the events of 9/11, viewer discretion is advised. The app has three features:


A seven-stop walking tour of the area around the World Trade Center, accompanied by audio and photo narration. The events of the day and its aftermath are told by first responders, rescue workers, volunteers, and those who lived and worked in Lower Manhattan on 9/11. While the walking tour takes place in Lower Manhattan, the tour content is accessible to users anywhere.


View images related to the events of 9/11 and their aftermath taken nearby wherever you are. Photos may be viewed in Augmented Reality-technology mode which overlays images on the camera view. All photos were contributed to the museum by survivors and witnesses through 911history.org.


An interactive timeline of the day’s events and aftermath. Includes links to witness photos taken during these time blocks.

The app can operate in an offline mode for non-U.S. visitors who have disabled data roaming. In this mode, all tour content is still accessible. The app includes a map of free WiFi hotspots near the tour route for downloading “Explore” photos from the vicinity.

The app is rated 9+ due to infrequent/mild realistic violence or infrequent/mild mature/suggestive themes.

For more information on the 9/11 Memorial, please visit http://www.911memorial.org/

Download from: 9/11 Memorial iPhone

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Access American Stories

Access American Stories is a bilingual (Spanish/English) “crowdsourced” audio experience and companion to the American Stories exhibition at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History. Designed to increase accessibility for visitors with low vision, the app offers everyone new ways of seeing 100 of America’s most evocative historical objects through the eyes of both visitors and museum staff. 

Participate by describing one of the objects on display or your experience of the exhibition. Tell us what else should be included in the show or respond to a comment in the app left by someone else. 

Or simply listen to the people (staff and/or visitors) you choose as they talk about the objects and time periods from American history that most interest you, and “vote up” your favorites so they get priority in the play list for other listeners!

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ADL mLearning Guide

The purpose of the ADL Mobile Learning (mLearning) Guide is to provide a universal resource on all topics pertinent to mobile learning. This resource is intended to provide you with an introduction and will explore the following topics about mobile learning: the basics, planning, learning content, development options, and design considerations. This app was developed by the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative's Mobile Learning Team. ADL is sponsored by the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness (OUSD P and R). This is an official app of the U.S. Government ADL Initiative.

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Aesop for Children

The Aesop for Children interactive book is designed to be enjoyed by readers of any age. The book contains over 140 classic fables, accompanied by beautiful illustrations and interactive animations.

“Aesop's Fables”—also called “the Aesopica”—are a collection of stories designed to teach moral lessons credited to Aesop, a Greek slave and story-teller thought to have lived between 620 and 560 BCE.

Aesop's fables are some of the most well known in the world and have been translated in multiple languages and become popular in dozens of cultures through the course of five centuries. They have been told and retold in a variety of media, from oral tradition to written storybooks to stage, film and animated cartoon versions—even in architecture.

The fables remain a popular choice for moral education of children today. Younger scholars will be able to trace the origin of aphorisms such as “sour grapes” and “a bird in the hand.”

This interactive ebook is presented by the Library of Congress, adapted from the book “The Aesop for Children: with Pictures by Milo Winter,” published by Rand, McNally & Co in 1919. This work is considered to be in the public domain in the United States.

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AIDS.gov works to increase HIV testing and care among people most at-risk for, or living with, HIV, by using emerging communication strategies to provide access to Federal HIV information, policies (e.g. the National HIV/AIDS Strategy), programs, and resources.

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AIDSinfo HIV/AIDS Glossary

Are you looking for quick access to pertinent HIV/AIDS terminology? 

The AIDSinfo HIV/AIDS Glossary is a powerful tool that provides mobile access to over 850 pertinent HIV/AIDS glossary terms in both English and Spanish.

Included in the AIDSinfo HIV/AIDS Glossary are the following features:

• Over 850 HIV/AIDS-related terms in both English and Spanish, written in clear, easy-to-understand language.

• Toggle between English and Spanish term and definition, which allows the user to use the app as a translation tool

• “Random” button that signals the app to randomly choose a term and definition to display

This app is designed as a resource to help health care providers, caseworkers, community-based organization professionals, and people living with HIV/AIDS and their families understand complex HIV/AIDS terminology. AIDSinfo, a service of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is a trusted source for information about HIV/AIDS treatment, clinical trials, and medical practice guidelines for consumers and health care providers. AIDSinfo is collectively sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Download from: AIDSinfo HIV/AIDS Glossary iPhone

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Airport Wait Times

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) closely monitors the flight processing times, commonly referred to as wait times, for arriving flights at 23 of the busiest international airports. The flight processing time is the length of time from flight arrival to the time the last passenger on the flight is screened by CBP officers in the primary processing area. 

Flight arrival patterns can vary considerably by time of year and day of week, as well as by time of day. The best predictor of wait times for future flights is the wait time observed for the corresponding seasonal time period in the recent past. To help travelers in planning their next flight, CBP is providing the public with historical data for the past twelve months that can be used to estimate seasonal wait times by airport and arrival terminal. 

As you are planning your next flight, remember that CBP airport wait times do not include time to retrieve baggage or navigate through the airport. These times should be factored in as well if you will be scheduling a connecting flight. Always consult with the airline and airport authority for additional guidance.

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Alternative Fuel Locator

Find fueling stations for your alternative fuel vehicle on-the-go with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Alternative Fueling Station Locator. The locator works on any mobile Internet-ready device and allows drivers to find the five closest biodiesel, electricity, E85 (etha­nol), hydrogen, natural gas, and propane fueling sites. It uses familiar, easy-to-navigate Google technology to map fueling stations, list contact information and business hours, and provide detailed driving directions and an instant phone connection.

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America's Economy

Take the pulse of the U.S. Economy straight from your phone. The America’s Economy app provides real-time updates for 16 key economic indicators released from the U.S. Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics, and Bureau of Economic Analysis. Key economic measures on employment, manufacturing, international trade, retail sales, and residential construction and sales allow those who follow the U.S. economy to be the first to see whether the indicator has gone up or down since the previous report, and trends over time.

Key Features
•Quick overview of indicators measuring the U.S. economy
•Detailed page for each indicator with trend data
•Share indicators on Facebook, Twitter and via email
•View release schedules for indicators
•Set up notifications and custom views

•Advance Monthly Retail Sales
•Advance Report Durable Goods
•Business Inventories
•Construction Spending
•Homeownership Rate
•International Trade
•Manufacturers’ Goods
•Monthly Wholesale
•New Residential Construction
•New Residential Sales
•Personal Income
•QFR - Manufacturing
•QFR – Retail Trade
•Quarterly Services Survey
•Real Gross Domestic Product
•Unemployment Rate

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American Red Cross: Shelter View

**Please note: The American Red Cross is a charitable organization, not a government agency.**


When disaster strikes know when and where shelters have been opened to provide assistance.


Offered by the American Red Cross, the application maps locations and shelter details across the United States. Zoom in to the local area. View shelter details: the agency managing the shelter, capacity of the shelter and current population, the associated disaster event and the specific shelter address and location.


View open shelters by state, jump to the latest disaster information via the Disaster Online Newsroom, and donate to help the American Red Cross respond to those in need.


The application uses data about open shelters from the American Red Cross National Shelter System (NSS). The NSS contains information about 60,000 potential disaster facilities and is used to track and report on shelter information during disasters. The NSS enables emergency managers and disaster relief workers to identify relevant information for all shelters in use and to develop effective response strategies before disasters strike.

NSS information is available to assist FEMA, state and local emergency management officials, non-profit, charitable, and faith-based organizations manage and deploy effective mass care services.


Shelter information is updated from the NSS every 30 minutes. Current populations are typically updated every noon and midnight when shelters are open and providing assistance.

This application was contributed to the American Red Cross by VisionLink® in Boulder, CO, providing enterprise software (CommunityOS™) for multi-agency client and case management, community resource management and referral, and disaster relief solutions.

Download from: American Red Cross: Shelter View iPhone

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ANC Explorer

Arlington National Cemetery has created ANC Explorer, an application that can be downloaded on a smart phone or used through a web browser that will enable family members and the public to explore Arlington’s rich history. The first version of ANC Explorer will allow users to look up events, locate gravesites or other points of interest throughout the cemetery, generate front-and-back pictures of a marker or monument, and receive directions to these locations. In the future, ANC Explorer will offer features such as emergency and event notifications, restroom and water fountain locations, shuttle stops, and self guided tours.

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Answers.ED.gov is now mobile! Answers.ED.gov serves as the central entry point for U.S. Department of Education customers, encouraging public understanding and support for improving American education. Now the public can get important educational information at anytime and from anywhere. Just like Answers.ED.gov, Mobile Answers.ED.gov is available 24/7 and has all the same features that you would find on your desktop or laptop. As the Department continues its mission to promote educational reform and foster educational excellence for all Americans, these online tools are vital to keeping the public engaged and well-informed.

Use your smart phone (iPhone, Android, Palm) to access hundreds of frequently asked questions related to education. You can ask questions via Answers.ED.gov right on your phone. And, you can share answers ranging on a wide range of topics, including federal student aid, special education, reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, and so much more.

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Ask Karen

Ask Karen from your desktop or laptop. You can get answers to your food safety questions while at the grocery store, farmers market, in your kitchen, or while at your barbecue grill.

Using your iOS (iPhone and iPad) or Android device, you can chat live with a food safety expert on weekdays between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. EST, and the app provides the USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline number (1-888-MPHotline) in case you want to speak to someone directly. You can share answers to food safety questions via email from Mobile Ask Karen.

AskKaren.gov and now mobile at m.AskKaren.gov

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Enter the world of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives with the official ATF app! Learn about the history of the ATF from the early days of prohibition, to its present position at the frontline against violent crime. Users can also explore the various areas of ATF expertise, find the nearest ATF field office, and stay in touch through e-mail subscriptions to the latest ATF news. Additional features coming soon!

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BMI Calculator

One of the most popular tools on the NIH’s National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Web site is the BMI (Body Mass Index) calculator. BMI is a reliable indicator of total body fat, which is related to the risk of disease and death. The NHLBI BMI calculator receives 1.6 million visitors a month and ranks #1 on Google. This mobile application provides results right on your phone along with links to healthy weight resources on the NHLBI Web site.

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Breathe2Relax is a portable stress management tool which provides detailed information on the effects of stress on the body and instructions and practice exercises to help users learn the stress management skill called diaphragmatic breathing. Breathing exercises have been documented to decrease the body’s ‘fight-or-flight’ (stress) response, and help with mood stabilization, anger control, and anxiety management. Breathe2Relax can be used as a stand-alone stress reduction tool, or can be used in tandem with clinical care directed by a healthcare worker.

Download from: Breathe2Relax Android Breathe2Relax iPhone

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Budget of the U.S. Government

The mobile app for the FY13 Budget of the U.S. Government provides mobile users with access to the text and images of the main FY13 Budget book, including the Budget Message of the President, information on the President’s priorities, and budget overviews organized by agency. Summary tables are available in pdf format.

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CA Desert

Welcome to the California Desert.gov application, part of America's Great Outdoors!

There are about 25 million acres of desert in California and Southern Nevada. That's a lot of territory filled with all kinds of things to see and do. Whatever you enjoy, we built these pages to help you plan your desert adventure. Start here before you hit the road and you are bound to have a better trip. Our driving tours can lead you to treasured places and save you miles and miles out on the dusty trails. Other pages give you the weather, tips for safe travel, and a schedule of events to help you plan ahead. So follow one of the links and get going. Early explorers never had it so good! If you would like to know more about America's Great Outdoors, please go to americasgreatoutdoors.gov for more information.

This application has been developed as a mobile version of the website www.CaliforniaDesert.gov for the public to use while they explore the deserts of the Southern California. This application will allow you to use the mapping service and data found on the website while also seeing where you are in relation to items on the map if you have your GPS turned on. Other features include the latest news, events and calendar so you can figure out what exciting events are going on around you through your mobile device.

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CAP Mobile App

The Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program has released a free app now available in the iTunes App Store. CAP has created this app to provide you with information about CAP and the disability community on the go!

Features include:

-A running accommodometer of solutions provided since CAP’s inception in 1990 
-News and tips on the latest assistive technology 
-Information about events in the disability community, both CAP related and others 
-Download CAP event presentations and materials right on your phone 
-Videos to learn about assistive technology and how it can help you 
-Easily contact CAP with questions 
-and MORE! 

Not a federal employee or wounded Service member? CAP's app is a great starting point to learn more about current assistive technology that can help you get the job done!

Android version coming soon!

Download from: CAP Mobile App iPhone

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CDC Influenza

The CDC Influenza application for clinicians and other health care professionals makes it easier than ever to find CDC’s latest recommendations and influenza activity updates on your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch. When your mobile device is connected to the Internet, new information and content will update automatically. This is an official application of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

With this application you can:

  • View updated information on national flu activity
  • Find influenza vaccination recommendations endorsed by CDC and the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)
  • Obtain information on diagnosis and treatment of influenza, and antiviral treatment recommendations by CDC and the ACIP
  • Obtain information on laboratory testing for influenza
  • Find CDC recommendations on influenza infection control
  • View videos of CDC subject matter experts discussing influenza topics
  • Order official CDC designed print products

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CDC Mobile App

The CDC application has been designed as a way for users to access health information at their fingertips. It features important health articles, disease of the week, popular journals, timely updates and access to social media to coincide with important health concerns and events throughout the year. It gives an increasingly mobile public 24/7 access to important and timely health information that people can use to protect their lives and loved ones.

Check out these features:

* Timely news articles to help you improve your health.
* Each week there is a new "Disease of the Week" topic that includes: key facts, prevention tips, images, videos, and interactive quizzes to test your knowledge.
* Recent articles from CDC’s Vital Signs.
* Journal articles from CDC’s Preventing Chronic Disease Journal and Emerging Infectious Diseases Journal.
* Reports from CDC’s weekly Morbidity and Mortality Reports.
* Press releases from CDC’s news room.
* Access to CDC’s podcasts, blogs, and social media.
* A multitude of images from CDC’s Public Health Image library.
* “Did You Know” features to inform your prevention activities.
* When your device is connected to the Internet, the content is updated automatically so you always have the most up-to-date information.


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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC.gov provides users with credible, reliable health and safety information on a variety of topics including:

  • Data and Statistics 
  • Diseases and Conditions 
  • Emergencies and Disasters 
  • Environmental Health 
  • Healthy Living Injury
  • Violence and Safety 
  • Life Stages and Populations 
  • Travelers’ Health 
  • Workplace Safety and Health


CDC's mobile site is tailored for viewing from smart phones, tablets, and other handheld devices to ensure access to its health and safety information.

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Chandra X-ray Observatory

Since its launch on July 23, 1999, the Chandra X-ray Observatory has been NASA’s flagship mission for X-ray astronomy, taking its place in the fleet of “Great Observatories.”

NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory is a telescope specially designed to detect X-ray emission from very hot regions of the Universe such as exploded stars, clusters of galaxies, and matter around black holes. Because X-rays are absorbed by Earth’s atmosphere, Chandra must orbit above it, up to an altitude of 139,000 km (86,500 mi) in space. The Smithsonian’s Astrophysical Observatory in Cambridge, MA, hosts the Chandra X-ray Center which operates the satellite, processes the data, and distributes it to scientists around the world for analysis. The Center maintains an extensive public web site about the science results and an education program.

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Behind every secret agent is an expert in acquiring high tech gadgetry. Help secret agents fight evil henchmen, while applying correct acquisition and contracting rules as defined in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). Your contracting skills will be put to the test as you decide what equipment will aid your secret agents in the ultimate battle with a nefarious evil genius who is out to take over the world. Will your quick thinking and proper application of the FAR be enough to save us? Find out in Charge!

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CIO.gov Mobile

CIO.gov is the website of the U.S. Chief Information Officer (CIO) and the Federal CIO Councils, serving as a central resource for information on Federal IT. By showcasing examples of innovation, identifying best practices, and providing a forum for Federal IT leaders, CIO.gov keeps the public informed about how our Government is working to close the technology gap between the private and public sectors.

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Collections Search Center from the Smithsonian

Search over 5.4 million records with 460,000 images, video and sound files, electronic journals and other resources from the Smithsonian’s museums, archives and libraries.

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Congress - A Pocket Directory

** Please note: This app was created by a non-government organization using government data. **

A pocket Congress – track elected officials, read the latest bills and laws.

Want to know more about Congress?

* Find your representatives by your location
* See how they vote, read up on bills
* Stay on top of floor activity, committee hearings
* Be notified of new events

Answers to common questions:

* Legislators don’t have public email addresses.
* The app uses location only to find your local representative.
* It does not do anything on boot unless you enable notifications.
* The app cannot be moved to the SD card, because it uses background services for notifications.

COMMITTEE NOTE: House committee information is now available. Still missing some membership data, the House has not made everything public yet.

CUPCAKE USERS: This may be the last version of the app available for Android 1.5. Our apologies to anyone affected, but we need to start working to optimize the app for tablets soon, and doing this well means dropping support for Android 1.5.

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Engage in activities that will help you make sense of stories, events, and ideas of the past using documents from the holdings of the US National Archives. Choose an historical topic and challenge yourself with an activity. Or, find activities in a classroom set up just for you, using the code provided to you from the DocsTeach.org web site. DocsTeach.org is an online tool for teaching with documents from the National Archives. On the web site, you will discover thousands of primary sources and learning activities. When registered for a free account, teachers can borrow from and modify an ever-expanding collection of activities, plus create unique ones using the online tools. Log in and create classrooms full of activities, then share the classroom’s auto generated code with your students to access on their iPads. 


• Choose a historical era or topic to find an activity based on primary source documents such as the US Constitution, the canceled check for the purchase of Alaska, and Thomas Edison’s patent drawing for the light bulb. 

• Participate in DocsTeach activities made with the Focusing on Details, Making Connections, Finding a Sequence, Mapping History, Weighing the Evidence, or Seeing the Big Picture tools. 

• Tap and drag document icons to move them within activities. 

• Tap to view documents. Zoom and inspect individual pages of documents using the controls in the document viewing window. 

• Students: Find activities specifically assigned by your teacher using your classroom code. 

• Teachers: Share the unique code from your DocsTeach.org classroom with your students so they can find and complete just the activities you have chosen or prepared for them. 

A WiFi connection is recommended for this application.

The DocsTeach web site can be found at www.docsteach.org. 

DocsTeach was created in partnership with the Foundation for the National Archives. Designed and developed by Second Story Interactive Studios.

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This is a timesheet to record the hours that you work and calculate the amount you may be owed by your employer. It also includes overtime pay calculations at a rate of one and one-half times (1.5) the regular rate of pay for all hours you work over 40 in a workweek.

This DOL-Timesheet does not handle items such as tips, commissions, bonuses, deductions, holiday pay, pay for weekends, shift differentials, or pay for regular days of rest.

Disclaimer: DOL is providing this App as a public service. The regulations and related materials reflected in this App are intended to enhance public access to information on DOL programs. This App is a service that is continually under development and it does not include every possible situation encountered in the workplace. The user should be aware that, while we try to keep the information timely and accurate, there will often be a delay between official publication of the materials and their appearance in or modification of this App. Further, the conclusions reached by this App rely on the accuracy of the data provided by the user. Therefore, we make no express or implied guarantees. The Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations remain the official sources for regulatory information published by DOL. We will make every effort to correct errors brought to our attention.

Download from: DOL-Timesheet iPhone

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Eldercare Locator

The Eldercare Locator is a nationwide service the connects users to local agencies that serve older adults and their families. The website contains a searchable database that allows users to search geographically for local resources in any community in the United States. In addition, users can be linked to other Federal and non-profit organizations.

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Scientists and educators have used the Carnegie Embryo Collection, housed at the National Museum of Health and Medicine, to define normal human embryo development for decades. A database, called the Virtual Human Embryo, has been created to provide digital serial sections of human embryos from the collection.

The Embryo App uses mobile telecommunication and multimedia technologies to add interactive capabilities to the digital information, enhancing our understanding of embryo development. This App is part of the National Library of Medicine’s program to fulfill the NLM’s role as a provider of medical, science and health care information using mobile technologies. The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of child Health & Human Development has provided support for two components of the imaging project. Scientists at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center has supported the 3D-reconstruction of the collection to add visual dynamics to the images.

Features at a glance:
• video’s showing human fertilization
• photo micrographs of early stages of embryo development Stages (1 to 23)
• digital images of the early stages both in 2-D and 3-D using visual stack dissections
• pregnancy calculator
• related resources

This project is a collaboration between:
• National Library of Medicine
• Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
• Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
• National Museum of Health & Medicine, Human Developmental Anatomy Center

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Encyclopedia of Life Uploader

Help us catalog the amazing biodiversity of our planet by contributing to the Encyclopedia of Life (EOL) using your iPhone! EOL is an ambitious project to organize and make freely available via the Internet information about all forms of life on Earth.

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The AIRNow iPhone application will provide an increasingly mobile public with real-time air quality information that people can use to protect their health when planning their daily activities

The app will allow users to get location-specific reports on current air quality and air quality forecasts for both ozone and fine particle pollution (PM2.5). Air quality maps from the AIRNow website provide visual depictions of current and forecast air quality nationwide, and a page on air quality-related health effects explains what actions people can take to protect their health at different AQI levels, such as “code orange.”

Download from: EPA AIRNow iPhone

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EPA Indoor airPLUS

Home builders and verifier partners in the field get easy access to the tools and resources of EPA’s Indoor airPLUS, a program designed to help builders meet the growing consumer preference for homes with improved indoor air quality and energy efficiency.

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EPA Mobile


Browse the EPA Newsroom, learn about your environment, check out Greenversations (the EPA blog), contact the Environmental Protection Agency, and much more — all from your mobile device.

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EPA WAste Reduction

This tool helps you understand the energy saved by recycling small quantities of common household products rather than landfilling them.

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EyeNote is a mobile device application to denominate Federal Reserve Notes (U.S. paper currency) as an aid for the blind or visually impaired to increase accessibility.

Using EyeNote, a user can have the denomination of a note scanned and communicated back to the user. EyeNote works on the iPhone 3G and 3Gs, the iPhone 4, the 4th Generation iPod touch, and the iPad 2.

This application does not authenticate a note as either real or counterfeit. Please refer to the license agreement on iTunes.

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FAA Mobile

FAA Mobile is an easy-to-use mobile website that provides quick access to popular FAA.gov tasks for aviation enthusiasts on-the-go. You can look up N-numbers, find Advisory Circulars, browse airport delays, and more. You can find FAA Mobile at http://www.faa.gov/mobile (optimized for mobile devices).

The FAA Mobile website allows you to stay connected with popular features of FAA.gov from any location – whether it be the hangar, the office, or home. You can also access the full web version of FAA.gov by tapping a link at the bottom of any FAA Mobile page.

FAA Mobile fully supports iOS 4 and higher, as well as Android 2.2 and higher. The Blackberry (RIM), Windows Mobile, and WebOS platforms are untested. If you view FAA Mobile on one of those platforms, your user experience may not be optimal.

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FBI.gov Mobile

If you’re one of the estimated billion people worldwide who surf the web using a mobile device, it’s now faster and easier to access the full range of services and information on FBI.gov.

FBI’s launched it's first mobile-friendly website designed specifically for smartphones. Built with HTML5, AJAX, and JavaScript, it features most of the content from the main FBI.gov site. Sub sites like FBIJobs.gov and the Vault (vault.fbi.gov)—along with some pages that are not easily viewable on mobile devices—are not included but can still be viewed on smartphones in the full versions.

Among other features, the mobile site includes:

Navigation menus that open with a single click;
An easy-to-use search bar;
A rotating slider with the latest news; and
Easily scrollable lists of wanted fugitives and missing kids.
No downloads or applications are required to use the site, and it works on all mobile devices with JavaScript enabled. Visitors using smartphones will be automatically redirected to the mobile site; tablet users will still see the full version of FBI.gov. Users can switch between the full and mobile versions of the site through links in the footer of the respective sites.

The FBI.gov website receives between five and 10 million visitors each month. Popular pages include the Ten Most Wanted Fugitives List and other Wanted pages, the Sex Offender Registry, crime statistics, and background checks.

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FBI's Most Wanted

This application allows you to quickly identify Most Wanted criminals or missing children. Additionally, it provides the means to submit a tip, conveniently from your iPhone or iTouch device while you are on the go.

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FBI Child ID

The free FBI Child ID app provides a convenient place to electronically store photos and vital information about your child so that it’s literally right at hand if your child goes missing. You can show the pictures and provide physical identifiers such as height and weight to security or police officers on the spot. Using a special tab on the app, you can also quickly and easily e-mail the information to authorities with a few clicks. The app also includes tips on keeping children safe as well as specific guidance on what to do in those first few crucial hours after a child goes missing.

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FCC Mobile Broadband Test

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Broadband Test application provides consumers with information about the quality and speed of their mobile data connection. Test the upload speed, download speed, and latency of your mobile broadband connection and share your results with a simple email export.

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Government disaster response at the touch of a button. Learn how to respond to disasters, keep your family safe, apply for assistance, and help others in case of floods, hurricanes, earthquakes, terrorism, or other disasters. We continue to add new relevant information, in both English and Spanish, working to ensure that Americans have easy access to the tools they need to prepare for and, when needed, recover from a disaster in their community. Future enhancements include the ability to check on the status of an application and update an existing application.

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Find a Health Center

Federally-funded health centers care for you, even if you have no health insurance. You pay what you can afford, based on your income. Health centers provide: 1. checkups when you're well 2. treatment when you're sick 3. complete care when you're pregnant 4. immunizations and checkups for your children 5. dental care and prescription drugs for your family 6. mental health and substance abuse care if you need it Health centers are in most cities and many rural areas. Type in a ZIP code and click the 'Find Centers' button to find health centers near you.

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Find Your Embassy

Use your mobile phone to search, find, and contact the nearest U.S. Embassy anywhere in the world. The State Department’s m.usembassy.gov gives international users maps and contact information for U.S. embassies and consulates along with access to travel alerts and warnings. The site is accessible on any Web enabled mobile device and requires no download of application software.

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First Aid by American Red Cross

**Please note: The American Red Cross is a charitable organization, not a government agency.**

Accidents happen. The official American Red Cross First Aid app puts expert advice for everyday emergencies in your hand. Get the app and be prepared for what life brings. With videos, interactive quizzes and simple step-by-step advice it’s never been easier to know first aid.

• Simple step-by-step instructions guide you through everyday first aid scenarios.
• Fully integrated with 9-1-1 so you can call EMS from the app at any time.
• Videos and animations make learning first aid fun and easy.
• Safety tips for everything, from severe winter weather to hurricanes, earthquakes and tornadoes help you prepare for emergencies.
• Preloaded content means you have instant access to all safety information at anytime, even without reception or an Internet connection.
• Interactive quizzes allow you to earn badges that you can share with your friends and show off your lifesaving knowledge."

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Fishes: East Pacific

This App is the first of a set of 3 portable identification guides for Apple touch-screen devices from the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute that will cover the regional shore-fish faunas of all three neotropical biogeographic marine regions: the Tropical Eastern Pacific, the Greater Caribbean (Caribbean and nearby areas) and Brazil.

This Fishes: East Pacific App was adapted from the website Shorefishes of the tropical eastern Pacific: online information system (www.stri.org/sftep), which was published in late 2008. That website was derived from a CD format system of the same name, published in 2002, which in turn was developed from English (1994) and Spanish (1998) books of the same title.

This App provides a set of portable identification tools functionally equivalent to those in the website edition. While that website requires an ongoing internet connection to function, the App works independently of the web after being downloaded. Fishes: East Pacific works wherever an iPhone can go. As well as acting as an ID Guide this App also allows users to make and organize lists that record information about fishes in the App’s database, and can be downloaded by email.

- Language Interfaces
This App includes complete English and Spanish language interfaces. The user is automatically connected to the interface that relates to the language set in the preferences of the device.

- Authors
D Ross Robertson , Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Republic of Panamá
Gerald R Allen , the Western Australian Museum, Perth, Western Australia.
Contact: drr@stri.org

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Updated for the 2012-2013 influenza season, FluView Influenza-Like Illness Activity mobile application created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) allows users to:

  • Explore Influenza-Like Illness (ILI) activity levels across the United States
  • View ILI trends over several weeks
  • Get on-demand access to state health department websites for local surveillance information


One of seven FluView surveillance components is to track information received from the U.S. Outpatient Influenza-like Illness Surveillance Network (ILINet). This application displays ILI activity levels based on the percent of outpatient visits in a jurisdiction due to ILI compared to the average percent of ILI visits that occur during weeks with little or no influenza virus circulation (non-influenza weeks). ILINet consists of more than 3,000 health care providers in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands reporting more than 30 million patient visits each year.

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Fuel Economy.gov

Calculate gas mileage (MPG), annual fuel costs, annual petroleum use, and the carbon footprint information for your car or truck.

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Get the latest reports, Congressional testimonies and legal decisions from the congressional watchdog, the Government Accountability Office, right to your iPhone.  The official GAO app also delivers podcasts and videos.  

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GobiernoUSA.gov is your portal to official and timely government information in Spanish. GobiernoUSA.gov Mobile site allows you to search federal, state, and local government websites, keep up with the latest information and contact your government by phone or email.

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goSmithsonian.com was designed to help travelers maximize the use of their time and enhance their experience in Washington D.C. goSmithsonian.com organizes information about the 19 Smithsonian Institution museums, the National Zoo and the downtown Washington D.C., area. Visitors can use the site to navigate the city's rich collection of museums and landmarks. Printable floor plans, maps of downtown D.C. and the surrounding area are available. Personalized itineraries and schedules can be created using our comprehensive calendar of events. Access to local and surrounding area hotels, dining and transportation is also available with the ability to book air, ground and lodging through a customized booking engine. Seasonal rates and packages are also listed.

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Guidelines for Field Triage of Injured Patients

This Smartphone application includes questions from CDC’s MMWR 2011 Guidelines for the Field Triage of the Injured Patients: Recommendations of the National Field Triage Expert Panel Recommendations and Report and answer rationale to help EMS professionals and educators increase their knowledge of the 2011 Guidelines Decision Scheme criteria.  This tool provides quick links to the Field Triage website and downloadable educational materials, continuing education, and the latest information on CDC’s Injury Center’s field triage initiative and research.

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Health Hotlines

Health Hotlines is a directory of organizations with toll-free telephone numbers. It is derived from DIRLINE, the National Library of Medicine's Directory of Information Resources Online. This database contains descriptions of almost 9,000 biomedical organizations and resources. Some of the subject areas included in Health Hotlines are AIDS, cancer and other diseases and disorders, maternal and child health, aging, substance abuse, disabilities, and mental health. Organizations fall into many categories including government agencies, information and referral centers, professional societies, support groups and voluntary associations. Health Hotlines is a community service to help the public locate health-related information. The toll-free telephone numbers in Health Hotlines were provided by the organizations. The National Library of Medicine has not reviewed or evaluated the services of the organizations listed. The inclusion of an organization in this publication does not constitute a recommendation or endorsement by the Federal Government of the organization's services or views.

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Hurricane by American Red Cross

**Please note: The American Red Cross is a charitable organization, not a government agency.** 

Be ready for severe weather with Hurricane by American Red Cross. Monitor conditions in your area or throughout the storm track, prepare your family and home, find help and let others know you are safe even if the power is out – a must have for anyone who lives in an area where a hurricane may strike or has loved ones who do.

•Step-by-step instructions let you know what to do even if the cell towers are down and the power is out. 
•Monitor weather conditions in your area or those of loved-ones with location-based alerts for the U.S. and its territories from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration(NOAA).
•Let family and friends know you are okay with the customizable “I’m Safe” alert for Facebook, Twitter, email and text. 
•Find open Red Cross shelters in your area when you need help.
•Stay safe when the lights are out with the Hurricane Toolkit, including a strobe light, flashlight and audible alert functions. 
•Prepare for the worst by learning how to assemble an emergency kit for your family in the event of power outage or evacuation.
•Empower your family to stay safe and remain calm in an emergency by learning how to make and practice an emergency plan. 
•Earn badges that you can share with your friends and show off your hurricane knowledge with interactive quizzes.
•See an illustrated history of hurricanes in your area.
•Learn the difference between a hurricane warning and watch.
•Know how to what to do about food and drinking water when your area has been impacted by floods and power outages.

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Identify Invasive Animals and Plants in FL

IveGot1 brings the power of EDDMapS to your iPhone. Now you can submit invasive species observations directly with your iPhone from the field. These reports are uploaded to EDDMapS and e-mailed directly to local and state verifiers for review. IveGot1 was developed by the University of Georgia Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health through a cooperative agreement with the National Park Service, in cooperation with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and the University of Florida Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants. IveGot1 is more than just an iPhone app, it is an integrated invasive species reporting and outreach campaign for Florida that includes the app, a website with direct access to invasive species reporting and a hotline 1-888-IVEGOT1 for instant reports of live animals. 

Every year more than 85 million people visit Florida. However, people are not Florida's only visitors; Florida is also an inviting destination for invasive species that threaten to undermine the health of our environment. More than an inconvenience, invasive plants and animals can greatly alter our native landscape, adversely impact native wildlife, destroy agricultural crops and threaten our health. Invasions of exotic species cost Floridians over $500 million each year. The economic costs are small compared to the ecological ones. Florida has millions of acres of public lands; these lands furnish us the water we drink, the air we breathe and countless recreational opportunities. These public lands are highly vulnerable to invasion by exotic plant and animal species; it is estimated that more than 1.7 million acres of Florida’s natural areas have been infested by invasive species. 

By reporting sightings of invasive animals and plants, we can better assess the extent of the infestations and hopefully eradicate new infestations before they become huge problems such as melaleuca or Burmese pythons. The goal of IveGot1 is to make identification and reporting easy and efficient as possible. Easy species reporting that captures your current location and allows you to submit an image of your sightings. 


  • IveGot1 allows for both online and offline reporting with reports saved on your phone for uploading when you have network connectivity. 
  • Images and information on Florida's worst non-native invasive animals and plants. 
  • Real-time point distribution maps centered on your current location. 

Get Involved - Join the Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council or your local Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (CISMA) through the Florida Invasive Species Partnership. 

Powered by EDDMapS - The University of Georgia Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health's Early Detection and Distribution Mapping System. EDDMapS allows for real time tracking of invasive species occurrences using local and national distribution maps and electronic early detection reporting tools.

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Infinity of Nations

In this mobile guide to the exhibition, you will experience the tremendous scope of the museum’s collections, representing the length and breadth of the Americas. You’ll also be able to explore objects specially selected for their aesthetic, cultural, and and historic significance. Native historians and community knowledge keepers have collaborated with the museum to interpret these objects. Esta aplicación está disponible en Inglés y Español.

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IRS2Go is an IRS-developed app designed to help taxpayers in several ways. The app lets taxpayers check on the status of their refund, sign up for helpful tax tips or get the most recent IRS Twitter feeds. Download IRS2Go, then connect with the IRS whenever you want, wherever you are.

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IRS Jobs Mobile

The IRS is the foundation for all that our nation is capable of and we're depending on bright, capable citizens like you to achieve our goals. Explore a career where you'll enjoy a tremendous work-life balance and exceptional benefits while working in a high tech environment. Use your talents to serve the American public and fund its future.

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Labor Stats

The Labor Stats Application presents the most up-to-date numbers and news releases for the following statistics published by Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration (ETA) and Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

•Unemployment Insurance Initial Claims
•Consumer Price Index (CPI)
•Unemployment Rate
•Payroll Employment
•Average Hourly Earnings
•Producer Price Index (PPI)
•Employment Cost Index (ECI)
•U.S. Import Price Index
•U.S. Export Price Index

Download this App for your iPhone and you’ll get immediate access to the DOL’s latest published numbers. You can track certain statistics and get the news releases about the numbers. Plus, you’ll be able to open the releases in Safari or in PDF format.

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LactMed, part of the National Library of Medicine’s (NLM) Toxicology Data Network (TOXNET®), is a database of drugs and other chemicals to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed. It includes information on the levels of such substances in breast milk and infant blood, and the possible adverse effects in the nursing infant. Suggested therapeutic alternatives are provided to those drugs where appropriate. All data are derived from the scientific literature and fully referenced. Data are organized into substance-specific records, which provide a summary of the pertinent reported information.

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Leafsnap is the first in a series of electronic field guides being developed by researchers from Columbia University, the University of Maryland, and the Smithsonian Institution. This free mobile app uses visual recognition software to help identify tree species from photographs of their leaves.

Leafsnap contains beautiful high-resolution images of leaves, flowers, fruit, petiole, seeds, and bark. Leafsnap currently includes the trees of the Northeast and will soon grow to include the trees of the entire continental United States.

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Library of Congress- Virtual Tour

The Library of Congress is the world’s largest library and the largest body of knowledge under a single roof. Whether you’re onsite, at home, in a classroom or elsewhere, this app will give you a virtual tour that mirrors the Library of Congress Experience, an award-winning group of exhibitions and features that has drawn record numbers of visitors.

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M.cancer.gov, available in English and Spanish, provides cancer patients, their loved ones, and their caregivers with credible, current information about:

  • A wide range of cancer types
  • Cancer diagnosis and treatment
  • Dealing with treatment side effects
  • Questions to ask your doctor
  • Breaking and current cancer news
  • A dictionary of cancer terms that includes audio pronunciations
  • One-touch connection to NCI's 1-800-4-CANCER information specialist line

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Marines Magazine

Experience MARINES magazine and stay on top of everything that makes the U.S. Marines the few and the proud. This official U.S. Marine Corps app will let you download each quarter’s digital issue for FREE.

Each digital issue includes the print edition content as well as interactive content, stunning photos and eye-popping videos.

Here’s a rundown of the regular features of MARINES magazine:
• Sights: A look at some of the Corps’ best photography
• Scuttlebutt: The latest word on new weapons and technologies
• Get Some: Benefits, methods and insights on Marine Corps physical training
• On Liberty: News and ideas on how to spend those hard-earned hours away from the daily grind
• Portrait and Profile: Up close and personal with Marines making a difference
• From the Trenches: An inside look at battle-hardened devil dogs in their native habitat—around the globe
• Boondoggle: Those little things you may have wondered about or didn’t even realize you wanted to know

• Exclusive stories not found in the print edition
• Direct links to your favorite social media outlets
• High-definition videos
• Interactive content
• iPad-optimized reading experience
• Easy-to-use navigation that puts every article just a touch away

About MARINES Magazine
MARINES magazine is the official magazine of the U.S. Marine Corps. It’s the flagship digital magazine publication for news and features about the Marines, covering everything from combat to fitness, awards, editorials and more.

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Do you look like your relatives? Your prehistoric relatives? Try morphing yourself backward in time with MEanderthal. You might be surprised when you see your face transformed into the face of an early human with the Smithsonian Institution’s first-ever mobile app.

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MedlinePlus Mobile

Browse health information, find important drug information, and explore health topics in English or Spanish from your mobile device.

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Member Guide

The Mobile Member Guide app is of the Guide to House and Senate Members, which features a congressional pictorial directory as well as other information on every Member of the 112th Congress. Users can browse for Members of Congress by last name, state, chamber, or party. Each Member's profile includes their picture, party affiliation, hometown, home state, and information on their length of service. To learn more about GPO’s mobile plans, go to www.gpo.gov/mobile

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Mojave Desert Tortoise

The Mojave Desert Tortoise application is a tool for people to use when they out in the desert and happen to come across this threatened species. This solution allows the user to become better educated about the species and then share their finding with government on a voluntary basis. The application once first loaded will ask the user to complete an anonymous five question survey which those results will be shared with the Fish and Wildlife agency of the United States. Once that survey is completed the user will not see that again and will be taken to the home screen. From the home screen the user can chose to take a photo, click on additional information on the species or learn about the groups that help to develop this application. Our intent with this application is to give the user an opportunity to submit their findings of this rare species and learn interesting facts as well.

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The National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL) and the Precipitation Identification Near the Ground project (W-PING) have created this app to collect data from volunteers who are interested in watching and reporting on precipitation.

This app and associated web pages are your portal to providing observations to the research meteorologists at NSSL that will help us develop and refine algorithms that use the newly upgraded dual-polarization NEXRAD radars to detect and report on the type of precipitation that you see falling.

The basic idea is simple: NSSL will collect radar data from NEXRAD radars in your area along with sounding data from our models during storm events, and use your data to develop and validate new and better algorithms.

Why? Because the radars cannot see close to the ground at far distances and because automated surface sensors are only at airports. But the people affected by winter weather are everywhere so we need you to tell us what is happening where you are.

All you need to do is use this app to select the precipitation type. Tell NSSL what is hitting the ground. NSSL scientists will compare your report with what the radar has detected and what our models think the atmosphere is doing, and use it to develop new technologies and techniques to determine what kind of precipitation such as snow, ice, rain or hail and its size is falling where.

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mTBI Pocket Guide

In collaboration with the Traumatic Brain Injury Clinical Standards of Care Directorate of the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE)the National Center for Telehealth and Technology (T2) developed a smartphone Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Pocket Guide to provide care providers with a comprehensive, quick reference that includes clinical practice guidelines for assessing and treating service members and Veterans who have sustained a mild TBI.

Key features of the app include:

  • Interactive Decision Trees: Helps identify the best interventions and timing of services for patients in order to optimize quality of care and clinical outcomes.
  • Symptom Management: Identifies clinical practice guidelines for the management of common symptoms following mTBI.
  • Provider Assessments: Provides frequently used assessments and scoring of tools used with mTBI patients.
  • Relevant DoD ICD-9 Coding: Consolidates all appropriate codes enabling efficient documentation.
  • Interactive Links: Allows user to have direct access to additional resources with a touch of a finger.

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My Dietary Supplements (MyDS)

MyDS enables consumers to keep track of dietary supplements and other products they use and to be able to have this information in the palm of their hands. MyDS also allows the user to create multiple profiles so that they can keep track of the products they take as well as a list of any products that family members may take. This feature is especially helpful for caregivers of the elderly, who use more dietary supplements than any other age group. 

Consumers can quickly access this information anytime, while visiting their health care provider or shopping, for example. Within MyDS, consumers have the ability to email their personal list of dietary supplements to themselves or to their health care provider, so it can be printed for their records. MyDS also includes accurate and up-to-date consumer-focused fact sheets about dietary supplements, developed by the Office of Dietary Supplements. And finally, MyDS provides general information about the Office of Dietary Supplements at the National Institutes of Health. 

MyDS is a web-based mobile application that is accessible through a device’s Web browser by going to https://myds.nih.gov.  It is device agnostic and will work on all major platforms including the Apple iPhone and iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, and Blackberry touch devices. It will also work on desktop/laptop computers with the Chrome and Safari browsers.

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My Food-a-Pedia

This is the first tool of its kind from USDA that utilizes mobile technology to educate and empower consumers to make healthful food decisions!

At a time when many Americans aren’t getting enough of each food group and are challenged with achieving a healthy weight, MyFood-A-Pedia is a mobile tool to provide consumers quick access to nutrition information for over 1,000 foods. MyFood-a-pedia includes: calorie amounts, contribution of a food to the five food groups, and number of “extra” calories in a food from solid fats, added sugars, and alcohol.

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“My TSA” gives you 24/7 access to information that passengers frequently request from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).

“My TSA” provides a tool to find out if an item is allowed in your carry-on or checked baggage, information on ID requirements and liquids rules, tips for packing and dressing to speed through security, and real-time operating status for U.S. airports from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

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The first official NASA App invites you to discover a wealth of NASA information right on your iPhone, iPod Touch or Android. The NASA App collects, customizes and delivers an extensive selection of dynamically updated information, images and videos from various online NASA sources in a convenient mobile package. It is available free of charge from Apple directly on iPhone and/or iPod Touch or within iTunes as well as in Google Play for Android.

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NASA Space Weather Media Viewer

The Space Weather Media Viewer features near-real-time imagery from a wide variety of NASA missions, as well as video interviews with prominent scientists about the causes of space phenomena and NASA-created visualizations. The Space Weather Media Viewer was created as part of NASA&aposs education and public outreach program.

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NASA Visualization Explorer

NASA SCIENCE: REVEALED! This is the NASA Visualization Explorer, the coolest way to get stories about advanced space-based research delivered right to your iPad. A direct connection to NASA’s extraordinary fleet of research spacecraft, this app presents cutting edge research stories in an engaging and exciting format. See the Earth as you’ve never seen it before; travel to places otherwise unavailable to even the most intrepid explorers! Download it now, tap into the power of NASA’s cutting-edge research today and check for new stories every week!

- WiFi or 3G network connection required. 

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National Air and Space Museum

The Smithsonian Institution’s National Air and Space Museum maintains the largest collection of historic air and spacecraft in the world. It is also a vital center for research into the history, science, and technology of aviation and space flight, as well as planetary science and terrestrial geology and geophysics.

The Museum has two display facilities. The National Mall building in Washington, D.C. has hundreds of artifacts on display including the original Wright 1903 Flyer, the Spirit of St. Louis, the Apollo 11 command module, and a lunar rock sample that visitors can touch. The Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center displays many more artifacts including the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird, Boeing B-29 Superfortress Enola Gay and Space Shuttle Enterprise.

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National History Museum Mobile

The National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) is part of the Smithsonian Institution, the world’s preeminent museum and research complex. The Museum is dedicated to inspiring curiosity, discovery, and learning about the natural world through its unparalleled research, collections, exhibitions, and education outreach programs. Opened in 1910, the green-domed museum on the National Mall was among the first Smithsonian building constructed exclusively to house the national collections and research facilities.

Whether looking at the history and cultures of Africa, describing our earliest Mammalian ancestor or primate diversity around the world, examining ancient life forms including the ever popular dinosaurs, or exploring the beauty of rare gemstones such as uniquely colored diamonds, the Museum’s temporary and permanent exhibitions serve to educate, enlighten and entertain millions of visitors each year. The main building on the National Mall contains 1.5 million square feet of space overall and 325,000 square feet of exhibition and public space; altogether the Museum is the size of 18 football fields, and houses over 1000 employees. With a growing network of interactive websites, the Museum is transforming itself into a hub for national and international electronic education, accessible to anyone with access to the internet.

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National Hurricane Center

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) is a component of the National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) located at Florida International University in Miami, Florida. The NHC mission is to save lives, mitigate property loss, and improve economic efficiency by issuing the best watches, warnings, forecasts, and analyses of hazardous tropical weather and by increasing understanding of these hazards. The NHC vision is to be America’s calm, clear, and trusted voice in the eye of the storm and, with its partners, enable communities to be safe from tropical weather threats.

The NHC mobile app allows you to access critical hurricane advisories and marine forecasts on your cell phone.

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National Institute on Drug Abuse Mobile Web Site

The National Institute on Drug Abuse’s mobile Web site, m.drugabuse.gov, gives users quick and easy access to facts about illicit drugs, the science behind addiction, drug abuse research funding, and more. Mobile users benefit from easy-to-find English- and Spanish-language information and the ability to download publications for offline reading on any e-reader. Users also can share information through their favorite social networking sites.

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National Ocean Service

A new mobile version of the National Ocean Service’s website delivers news, audio, video, Ocean Facts, and more straight to your smartphone.

The NOS mobile site is the fastest and easiest way to get NOS information when you’re on the go. Here’s what you’ll find at m.ocean.noaa.gov:

  • Ocean Facts. Quickly browse through the five most-recent NOS ‘Ocean Facts.’ Use ‘Search’ to quickly find a fact in our database by keyword. Browse through over 160 facts by category.
  • News and Features. Have a couple of minutes? Browse through the latest NOS news, features, and profiles of NOS employees.
  • Weekly New Briefs. Have less than a minute? Check out our news briefs, updated weekly with new bite-sized items.
  • Podcasts. Listen to Diving Deeper and Making Waves audio podcasts on your phone while you’re out for a jog.
  • Social Media. View our latest videos on Youtube. Surf through our image collection on Flickr. ‘Tweet up’ with NOS on Twitter. Follow us on Facebook.
  • Tides and Coastal Conditions. Enter your city, state, or zip code to get quick access to tides and coastal conditions at the nearest live NOS tide station to your location.

The new NOS mobile website is available for all smartphones with web browsers. Give it a try and let us know what you think!

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National Postal Museum Mobile

The Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum is dedicated to the preservation, study and presentation of postal history and philately. The museum uses exhibits, educational public programs and research to make this rich history available to scholars, philatelists, collectors and visitors from around the world.

The National Postal Museum, a Smithsonian Institution museum, is located in the old Post Office building next to Union Station in Washington, D.C. The Museum was created by an agreement between the Smithsonian Institution and the United States Postal Service in 1990 and opened to the public in 1993.

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National Resource Directory

The National Resource Directory (NRD) is a website for connecting Wounded Warriors, Service Members, Veterans, and their families with those who support them.

It provides access to services and resources at the national, state and local levels to support recovery, rehabilitation and community reintegration. Visitors can find information on a variety of topics including benefits & compensation, education & training, employment, family & caregiver support, health, homeless assistance, housing, transportation & travel and other services & resources. For help on how to find resources on the site, visit the How to Use this Site section of the NRD.

The NRD is a partnership among the Departments of Defense, Labor and Veterans Affairs. The information contained within the NRD is from federal, state and local government agencies; Veterans service and benefit organizations; non-profit and community-based organizations; academic institutions and professional associations that provide assistance to Wounded Warriors and their families.

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National Weather Service

The National Weather Service (NWS) provides weather, hydrologic, and climate forecasts and warnings for the United States, its territories, adjacent waters and ocean areas, for the protection of life and property and the enhancement of the national economy. NWS data and products form a national information database and infrastructure which can be used by other governmental agencies, the private sector, the public, and the global community.

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NCI @ NIH Fellows and Young Investigators

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the federal government’s principal agency for cancer research and training. The Center for Cancer Training (CCT) at NCI coordinates and provides research training and career development activities for fellows and trainees in NCI's laboratories, clinics, and other research groups. The cancer training and career development opportunities on NCI’s campus cover a broad spectrum of disciplines for individuals at career stages ranging from high school students, graduate students, scientists, clinicians, to healthcare professionals.  

The NCI FYI mobile application offers a centralized source of available resources to fellows and trainees working on the NIH main Campus in Bethesda, MD, off campus in the surrounding area in Rockville, MD and Frederick, MD. http://www.cancer.gov 


  • Events – schedule of seminars, lectures, and activities at Bethesda, Rockville, and Frederick campuses 
  • Map- use the map and GPS technology to find your way around NIH main campus in Bethesda, MD 
  • Social media – stay up to date on cancer related news through NCI’s Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube presence 
  • @Campus – list of amenities, places to eat, and maps and shuttle schedules at Bethesda, Rockville, and Frederick campuses 
  • Quick dial – dial frequently used numbers from your phone  
  • And much more!

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NCI @ NIH Summer Students Internship Program

Summer programs at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) provide students with an opportunity to spend a summer working with NCI scientists and clinicians located on the NIH main campus in Bethesda, MD and off campus in the surrounding area in Rockville, MD and Frederick, MD. The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is one of 27 Institutes and Centers as part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and consists of almost 350 principal investigators and about 1100 postdoctoral fellows and clinical fellows. The NCI conducts and supports research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to the cause, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer, rehabilitation from cancer, and the continuing care of cancer patients and the families of cancer patients.

The NCI Summer Internship Program (NCI SIP) covers a minimum of eight weeks, with students generally arriving in May or June. The NCI and the NIH Office of Intramural Training and Education sponsor a wide range of summer activities including lectures offered under the NIH Summer Seminar Series, attend career/professional development workshops, and participate in the NIH Summer Research Poster Day.

This app allows students to view schedules and registration details for seminars, lectures, and workshop, view campus maps, shuttle schedules, cafeterias, and much more.

Learn more about NCI at http://www.cancer.gov

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NORAD Tracks Santa

The NORAD Tracks Santa App is the official mobile app of the NORAD Tracks Santa program. Watch the days countdown to Santa's flight, follow Santa's progress on December 24, play "Elf Toss" to help Santa's elves deliver presents, and learn about NORAD and its mission.

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NPS Boston

Discover Boston National Historical Park, home of the Freedom Trail®, and Boston African American National Historic Site, home of the Black Heritage Trail®, with this official National Park Service app.

See the premier historic sites associated with the colonial struggle for independence and the birth and growth of the nation. Using this app, you can also:

  • Check out historic sites and events with text, audio, images, and video
  • Choose thematic tours, staff picks, or build your own tour
  • Explore the official National Park Service map of Boston
  • “Locate me” icon always shows you where you are
  • Get from one place to another by following a line on the map or a list of directions
  • Discover alternative modes of transportation
  • Find other national parks and historic sites in the region and across the country

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NPS National Mall

This is the official National Park Service app for the National Mall and Memorial Parks. On your next visit to Washington, D.C., use it to explore many of the most cherished cultural and historical sites in the United States—from the Lincoln Memorial to the White House. The app includes a total of 70 sites.


Map – Official National Park Service map of the central tourist area in Washington, D.C. Easy to use while outdoors, the map features large font sizes, walkways that are easily distinguishable from roads, and three zoom levels. By tapping the “Locate me” icon you will always know where you are.

Park Lens – Find out what is around you with augmented reality. Just hold up your device and look through the camera. Labels will appear identifying all sites on the National Mall.

Walking directions – Get from one place to another by following a line on the map or a list of directions. Estimated walking times are given.

Sites – Learn more about points of interest with lively text, professional photographs, and engaging podcasts under the “Album” button. The “Info” button includes the site’s location, hours of operation, nearest Metro station, and other essential information.

Tours – Follow a recommended tour depending on how much time you have or your special interest—from memorials to presidents to military monuments to destinations off the beaten path. You can even create personal tours with the “My Tour” feature—just tap the “+” at the bottom right of a site page. The app maps the route for you.

Events and News – Get up-to-date information from the National Park Service about what is happening at the National Mall and Memorial Parks.

Postcard – Send a digital postcard to friends and family from the National Mall with the tap of a button.

Accessibility – Audio described images combined with the built-in iOS accessibility features will let all people enjoy the National Mall and Memorial Parks.

Park Partner – The Trust for the National Mall strives to make the National Mall the best park in the world. Learn more about the essential assistance this organization provides.

Small size – Weighing in at 13.7MB, the app will download relatively quickly via a 3G cellular connection or the free Wi-Fi available on the east end the National Mall.

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NSA Career Links

Stay up-to-date on the latest news from the National Security Agency – free!

This app puts everything NSA – job opportunities, news, and events – in the palm of your hand.

NSA carries out some of the Nation’s most important and sensitive intelligence activities. We intercept, decrypt, and analyze foreign adversaries’ communications. We protect U.S. Government information. In short, we preserve information security for America and its allies.

To help us accomplish our mission, we’re looking for the best and the brightest to join our team. If you think you’re up to the challenge and want to learn more, NSA Career Links will keep you in the know with:

* NSA jobs
* NSA career events
* NSA news
* NSA videos and employee testimonials

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OSHA Heat Index Safety Tool

Get the heat index for your work site and precautions to prevent heat illness.

When you’re working in the heat, safety comes first. With the OSHA Heat Safety Tool, you have vital safety information available whenever and wherever you need it — right on your mobile phone.

The App allows workers and supervisors to calculate the heat index for their worksite, and, based on the heat index, displays a risk level to outdoor workers. Then, with a simple tap, you can get reminders about the protective measures that should be taken at that risk level to protect workers from heat-related illness—reminders about drinking enough fluids, scheduling rest breaks, planning for and knowing what to do in an emergency, adjusting work operations, gradually building up the workload for new workers, training on heat illness signs and symptoms, and monitoring each other for signs and symptoms of heat-related illness.
Stay informed and safe in the heat, check your risk level.

For more information about safety while working in the heat, see OSHA’s heat illness webpage, including new online guidance about using the heat index to protect workers.

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PD&R Edge App

Get the latest housing research from HUD’s Office of Policy Develop. & Research!

The Edge is an online magazine from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development providing news, a message from the Assistant Secretary of the office of Policy Development and Research, and a wide range of information on housing and community development issues, regulations, and research. The PD&R Edge App directs users to the PD&R mobile webpage where up to date content can be accessed. The app allows users to share content on popular social media networks like Facebook and Twitter, and via email. Download the PD&R Edge App today to stay current on the latest news and research from HUD’s Office of Policy Development and Research!

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PD&R FMR/IL Lookup

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) annually estimates Fair Market Rents (FMRs) for 530 metropolitan areas and 2,045 nonmetropolitan county FMR areas. HUD also sets income limits annually to determine the eligibility of applicants for HUD’s assisted housing programs. FMRs are used to determine payment standard amounts for the various assisted housing programs and to serve as a rent ceiling in the HOME rental assistance program. This map-based app allows users to search FMRs and income limits by current location or by metropolitan area, county, zipcode and/or address. Download this app now to determine payment amounts and rent thresholds for HUD’s housing assistance programs, and discover the income limits established by HUD for households of different sizes in each location to determine eligibility for a variety of programs.

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Per Diem for Continental U.S. (Federal)

This app allows travelers to look up Federal government per diem rates by city/state and ZIP code in locations throughout the United States and its territories. Per diem is the daily allowance for lodging (excluding taxes), meals and incidental expenses.

These rates are established by the General Services Administration for destinations in the lower 48 contiguous United States, and by the U.S. Department of Defense for locations in Alaska, Hawaii and the U.S. territories. The U.S. Department of State sets rates for foreign travel locations.

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Plum Book

GPO's fourth app provides mobile access to United States Government Policy and Supporting Positions, commonly known as the Plum Book. Published every four years following the Presidential election, the Plum Book is used to identify presidentially appointed positions within the Federal Government. Using the Plum Book app, Users will be able to find policy, political and presidential appointed positions based on a variety of filters, including:
Organizational information (Branch, Agency, Organization)
Position Title
Appointment Type
Pay Plan and Level
Tenure and term expiration

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Pointe du Hoc

Experience the history of Pointe du Hoc and tour this World War II D-Day landing site in France. This GPS-enabled application, created by the American Battle Monuments Commission, allows you to experience the site where the U.S. Army Rangers scaled the 100 feet cliffs of Pointe du Hoc.

Download this app to:

  • Use GPS-enabled mapping to walk Pointe du Hoc, and see the German Observation Bunker, the 155mm Gun
  • Emplacements, the Antiaircraft Gun Position, and more.
  • Learn the story of the U.S. Army Rangers from the 2nd and 5th Battalion that fought this battle.
  • Listen to Rangers recount their stories from this fateful day.
  • See historic photos from June 6, 1944 and see the faces of those that scaled the cliffs that day.
  • Understand how the battle of Pointe du Hoc served a critical role in the Allied success of D-Day.

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Presidential Documents App

The U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) and the National Archives' Office of the Federal Register (OFR) have released a mobile Web application (app) on the daily public activities of President of the United States. The app is part of both agencies efforts to support The White House digital strategy for the Federal Government by ensuring the American people have access to Government information on any device. The Presidential Documents app includes the President's:

* Executive orders
* Speeches
* Statements
* Communications to Congress and Federal agencies
* Approved acts
* Nominations submitted to the Senate
* White House announcements
* White House press releases

The app has user-friendly search capabilities allowing users to access content about the President by searching by date, category, subject, or location, which includes a map feature. This is the first time GPO has enabled an app with a geolocation feature providing users with access to the most recent content near their location. The public can take advantage of the free mobile Web app on most major mobile device platforms. GPO and OFR also make available the Daily Compilation of Presidential Documents on GPO's Federal Digital System (FDsys).

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Product Recalls

Note: To install the Recalls.gov App on an Android device outside of Android’s App Market, you will need to enable Unknown Sources. On your Android phone, go to Settings > Application Settings and check the Unknown Sources checkbox. After the Recalls.gov App is downloaded and installed, you may uncheck the Unknown Sources checkbox.

When you’re buying and using products, safety comes first. And now, with this product recalls application, you have vital safety information available whenever and wherever you need it — right on your mobile phone.

The Consumer Product Safety Commission, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Food and Drug Administration, and Department of Agriculture monitor the safety of thousands of products and issue hundreds of recall announcements each year of millions of products.

Now, those recalls are right at your fingertips, thanks to the new RECALLS.GOV mobile application. Whether you’re at your child’s day care center or a yard sale, whether you’re at a store or at home, you can now type a product’s name into your phone and learn immediately whether that product has been recalled because of a safety concern. You can also see photos of recalled products and learn what to do with recalled products in your homes.

Stay informed, stay safe, check for product recalls.

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PTSD Coach

PTSD Coach was designed for Veterans and military Service Members who have, or may have, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). This app provides users with education about PTSD, information about professional care, a self-assessment for PTSD, opportunities to find support, and tools that can help users manage the stresses of daily life with PTSD. Tools range from relaxation skills and positive self-talk to anger management and other common self-help strategies. Users can customize tools based on their preferences and can integrate their own contacts, photos, and music. This app can be used by people who are in treatment as well as those who are not. PTSD Coach was created by VA’s National Center for PTSD and DoD’s National Center for Telehealth & Technology.

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Quit Guide

QuitGuide is a free application that was developed by MMG, Inc. for the Tobacco Control Research Branch of the National Cancer Institute (NCI). This guide was written by tobacco control professionals and cessation counselors with the help of ex-smokers and experts. It can help you prepare to quit smoking and support you in the days and weeks after you quit. It also describes what problems you can expect when you quit smoking. Being prepared can help you through the hard times.

You can easily access this interactive guide to help keep you smokefree. The app allows you to search for content using keywords, save specific pages as favorites, and share information you are reading via Facebook, Twitter, and e-mail.

For more details about the app, please visit http://smokefree.gov/apps.

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QuitSTART is a free smartphone app that can help you track your cravings and moods, monitor your progress toward achieving smokefree milestones, identify your smoking triggers, and upload personalized "pick me ups" and reminders to use during challenging times to help you successfully become and stay smokefree.

QuitSTART provides tips to use during cravings. Use these tips to help you manage your mood and stay smokefree. To get more tips and support, you can also follow, "like", or share @SmokefreeTeen, Smokefree Teen Facebook page, and Smokefree Teen Tumblr.

QuitSTART is a product of Smokefree Teen (SfT)—a smoking cessation resource for teens created by the Tobacco Control Research Branch at the National Cancer Institute in collaboration with tobacco control professionals and smoking cessation experts and with input from ex-smokers.

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The Recovery.gov Mobile Application provides easy access to the projects funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. With the application, you can see where and how Recovery funds are being spent. To see projects across the country or in your own neighborhood, simply enter a city, state. In addition, you can report suspected fraud, waste, or abuse related to Recovery funding.

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Release Mako

With the Release Mako Android app you can now report your live releases of shortfin mako sharks from Android mobile devices while still on the water.

The app uses a device’s built-in GPS, when available, to fill in exact location coordinates on the shortfin mako live release data form. The catch and release reports submitted via email allow fishermen to put their mako on the Shortfin Mako Shark Live Release Interactive Web Map at http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/sfa/hms/shortfinmako/Map/index.htm.

The submission form is easy to fill out and operates like the online submission form. Touching the latitude and longitude boxes provides an location when GPS is available. The app also includes information about shortfin mako stock status, fishing regulations, FAQs, and safe handling and release guidelines.

By submitting this live release information through the app, and putting their mako on the map, fishermen will be able to see how they are making a difference in the conservation of shortfin mako sharks and encourage others to do the same.

Overfishing is occurring on the North Atlanitc shortfin mako shark population. By releasing shortfin mako sharks that are unintentionally caught or caught for sport, U.S. fishermen will be leaders in encouraging fishermen from other nations to conserve this shark species. Get the Release Mako app and become a leader.

Learn more about Atlantic Shortfin Mako Sharks at http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/sfa/hms/shortfinmako/index.htm

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**Please note: The American Red Cross is a charitable organization, not a government agency.**

Offering emergency care protocols & guides, by the American Red Cross & Dr. Oz.

The American Red Cross and Dr. Oz have teamed up with Sharecare to create the ultimate emergency care app exclusively for Android mobile devices. The S.O.S. app provides step-by-step video narration by Dr. Oz and follow along demonstrations allowing people to quickly and confidently respond to common emergency situations with the goal of saving lives. This free app also includes an expansive Resource Guide for easy access to additional emergency care information.

Emergency care protocols for over 30 of the most common emergency care situations were developed and reviewed by prestigious medical and educational panels from both the American Red Cross and the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP). These protocols were then adapted for an Android app environment and are accompanied by dynamic videos that walk through clear and concise emergency action steps that are appropriate for any audience. Dr. Oz is the instructional voice of each video, reassuringly guiding users on how to provide emergency care. 3-D animations are included for the more complex techniques, specifically Unconscious Choking and CPR which also include an audio and visual counter for real time CPR compressions.

The Resource Guide covers over 50 common emergency care situations and was adapted from current American Red Cross training materials. It includes information on everything from CPR to seizures to broken bones, all in an easy to understand and browse Q&A format.

In addition to the emergency protocols and resource guide, the SOS app features 911 dialing that auto launches a helpful map with location information which becomes active while on call with emergency dispatch. Additionally, the SOS app provides the same helpful information for 911 calls manually dialed from outside the app. SOS app users can quickly access rich resource materials with voice recognition and keep personal emergency contact info handy at all times.

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SaferBus app provides the general public an efficient way to view and access the safety performance of commercial motor carriers including motor coach and bus companies.  

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SAMHSA Treatment Locator

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Treatment Locator app enables patients, family members and professionals to have instant access to reliable information on nearby mental health and substance abuse treatment facilities, including those that provide specialized treatment for patients dealing with opioid drugs. With it, you’ll be able to access information from four different treatment locator databases:

  • Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator
  • Mental Health Services Locator
  • Buprenorphine Physician and Treatment Program Locator
  • Opioid Treatment Program Directory

The STL Mobile App gives you:

  • An easy way to search for a treatment center either in the office or on the road
  • General information about the treatment center (if it exists in the database)
  • Search for a treatment center near you, or search by address
  • Retrieve results within the following ranges: 5, 10, 20, 50 or 100 miles
  • View treatment center locations and get directions
  • Bookmark information for retrieval later on
  • Copy and send information using email or SMS

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Satellite Insight

“Satellite Insight” was created for the GOES-R mission (Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite, R series), under development at Goddard Space Flight Center as a joint NASA and NOAA effort. Educational as well as entertaining, the game challenges players to keep up with the stream of data from GOES-R’s six main instruments.

Colored blocks falling into columns on a grid represent small pieces of data. To save lives and protect expensive instruments, the GOES-R weather satellite must not lose any data. Users bundle like data types together by tapping to select three or more contiguous same-colored blocks, then tap on the GOES-R satellite to store the data before the grid overflows. Data blocks fall slowly at first, but arrive faster as the game continues. Each speed-up also brings a power-up tool players can use at any time to help clear the grid. They keep the game going as long as they can and try to beat their best time.

The game builds awareness of this important technical resource that most people never hear about. The game instructions also include basic information about GOES-R and geostationary orbits, as well as links to The Space Place, the NASA Science Mission Directorate’s website for elementary school kids; and SciJinks, the website about weather and Earth science for middle-school kids jointly sponsored by NASA and NOAA.

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Save Our Citrus

The Save Our Citrus is a free iPhone application from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) that makes it easy to report and identify the four leading citrus diseases: citrus greening, citrus canker, citrus black spot, and sweet orange scab. Report your symptoms, upload a photo and receive a response back from citrus experts. Make sure your citrus is healthy and help stop the spread of these incredibly destructive citrus diseases.

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Starting a new business or need help taking your business to the next level? Use the SBA app to find Small Business Administration-affiliated advisers near you and get free, personal, one-on-one help with starting and growing your business. You can also use the app to calculate your starting costs so you know what it is going to take to get your business off the ground.  Additionally, users have direct access to official SBA social media accounts on Twitter and YouTube to get the latest news and video resources.  

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Science.gov Mobile

Get quick, authoritative answers to science questions with the Science.gov App. Have a science question you want to look up quickly - maybe to answer a child's science education question or to learn more about a friend's health issue? Now you don't need to wait until you get to a desktop; you can search Science.gov (m.science.gov) from your mobile phone! 

With Science.gov mobile find science information and research results from 13 U.S. federal agencies. Get quick answers from over 55 scientific databases and more than 2100 websites. This application for Android devices is free for Android 2.1 or higher. Clustering, or grouping results into meaningful topics, helps guide you to desired information. Get Wikipedia topics and EurekAlert news related to your search. E-mail results to colleagues and friends. 

Science.gov is governed by the interagency Science.gov Alliance. The Science.gov website search, internship search and "deepweb" search are maintained by the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI), located in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, which also hosts the Science.gov website.

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Science360 for iPad

The National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Science360 for iPad provides easy access to engaging science and engineering images and video from around the globe and a news feed featuring breaking news from NSF-funded institutions. Content is either produced by NSF or gathered from scientists, colleges and universities, and NSF science and engineering centers.


- Spectacular images from NSF-funded institutions available in high resolution for download to your iPad
- Fun and engaging streaming video (WiFi or 3G connection required) on a wide range of topics
- Hundreds of images and videos to experience, with new content added weekly
- Share images and videos on Facebook and Twitter or via email
- Keep abreast of breaking stories in scientific discovery as they happen with the in-app news feed
- Pan through content in the unique 360 view or find content via keyword with a simple two finger touch
- With a single touch, save favorite images and video within the app so that they can easily be found again

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Science360 Radio

Science360 Radio is a part of the National Science Foundation's Science360 network. It focuses on the latest developments in scientific research, providing a variety of science topics with continuous audio programming 24 hours a day, seven days a week, from contributors including mainstream media outlets, colleges and universities, and more.

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Set In Style

Since its opening on the Place Vendôme in Paris in 1906, Van Cleef & Arpels has played a leading role in style and design innovation. Its timeless pieces have been worn by style icons including the Duchess of Windsor, Grace Kelly and Elizabeth Taylor. This exhibition will explore the historical significance of the firm’s contributions to jewelry design in the 20th century, including the establishment of Van Cleef & Arpels in New York with the advent of World War II.

This iPad application showcases 65 of the 350 works on view at the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum in New York including jewels, timepieces, fashion accessories and objects d’art by Van Cleef & Arpels, many of which were created exclusively for the American market. Use the application to browse, share with friends and connect with the exhibition, which will examine the work through the lenses of innovation, transformation, nature as inspiration, exoticism, fashion and personalities.

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SF Mobile

Sustainable Facilities Mobile (SF Mobile) brings valuable sustainable building and workplace design guidance from the U.S. General Services Administration’s (GSA) Sustainable Facilities Tool (http://www.sftool.gov) into your hands wherever you go. SF Mobile makes it easy for both government and private-sector property managers to identify sustainable practices and evaluate options for implementing them in their renovation projects. The app presents strategies to incorporate in the planning and design phases for all building project types, with an emphasis on workplace projects under 10,000 sf. 

SF Mobile is intended for facility managers, real estate professionals, project managers from government agencies, private sector developers, building occupants and owners who require guidance on why sustainability matters and how to implement sustainable changes in workspaces. 

The Sustainable Facilities Mobile app allows you to: 

  • Evaluate materials and systems used in building projects to learn their sustainable benefits and considerations 
  • Explore different interior spaces and learn design strategies to enhance sustainability 
  • Learn commonly used sustainability terms be searching the green term glossary 

The Sustainable Facilities Tool is a free resource provided by GSA and Noblis and can be found at http://www.sftool.gov.

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Smart Traveler

Smart Traveler, the official State Department app for U.S. travelers, invites you to see the world with easy access to frequently updated official country information, travel alerts, travel warnings, maps, U.S. embassy locations, and more.

With Smart Traveler, you can create personal itineraries, add notes, and organize your trips.

Smart Traveler also provides access to the State Department’s Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP). Free STEP enrollment enables the State Department to better assist you in emergencies such as natural disasters, unrest in foreign countries, or lost/stolen passports overseas. During your travels, STEP can help your family and friends reach you in an emergency.

Smart Traveler also provides quick access to the Department’s Consular Affairs Facebook and Twitter pages. And for a bit of fun, you can shake your iPhone to get information on a random country!

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Smithsonian Channel

Stay connected with Smithsonian Channel’s original series, documentaries and fun facts — on the go, anytime, anywhere with the Smithsonian Channel app for iPhone and iPod Touch. View full episodes and hundreds of video clips of your favorite Smithsonian Channel programs. Check the schedule for what’s on tonight, tomorrow or next week. Smithsonian Channel explores the history of our planet, life and culture, with 100% original, family-friendly programming. From the origins of the universe to the deaths of civilizations, from upscale design awards to down-home chili cook-offs, we tackle subjects as diverse and limitless as the landscape we cover. Discover what’s happening on Smithsonian Channel and around our world with amazing stories inspired by the largest museum complex and research organization in the world.

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Smokey Bear

Get Your Smokey On. With Smokey Bear's official mobile site and apps, you'll see step by step how to properly build and put out a campfire. Smokey Bear's campfire safety guide will help keep you, and others, safe when cooking and camping outdoors. You'll also have access to exclusive Smokey content and get easy access to all Smokey's social media networks including his YouTube channel, Twitter account and Facebook page. So get your Smokey on, visit the site, download the app, and tell a friend.

Remember, only you can prevent wildfires.

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State Department Mobile

The mobile version of www.state.gov provides the latest foreign policy information from the State Department in these categories: Top Stories from state.gov's home page, as well as other recent stories; Secretary Clinton's  remarks, travel and daily appointments schedule; Country Info (A-Z access to Background Notes); Daily Press Briefings; and More News (Fact sheets and other press releases).

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StudentAid.gov provides straightforward and easy-to-understand information about planning and paying for college in an interactive format. Whether you’re a student, a parent, or a borrower in repayment, StudentAid.gov has useful information for you. The site, available in English and Spanish, combines content and interactive tools from several U.S. Department of Education websites and makes it easy for you to find the information you need.  It also features videos and infographics to help answer the most frequently asked questions about financial aid.  

Check it out on your smartphone or tablet to find everything you need to know about preparing and paying for college.

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Tactical Breather

Tactical Breathing Trainer can be used to gain control over physiological and psychological responses to stress.

Through repetitive practice and training, anyone can learn to gain control of your heart rate, emotions, concentration, and other physiological and Psychological responses to your body during stressful situations. This can dramatically benefit soldiers during stressful combat situations. Many of the techniques taught in this application were provided by Lt. Col. Dave Grossman from his book “On Combat: The Psychology and Physiology of Deadly Conflict in War and in Peace”.


  • Introduction Narrative to the Benefits of Tactical Breathing
  • Tutorial on how to use Tactical Breathing
  • Practice Mode to help you learn
  • Settings Page to change voice gender and graphics preferences
  • Excerpt Page provided by Lt. Col. Dave Grossman that displays several chapters from his book

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The 57th Presidential Inaugural App

Don’t miss a moment of the 57th Presidential Inauguration with the official mobile app. Get a front row seat at the ceremonial swearing-in with the app’s built-in live stream, find events near you, and stay connected. No matter where you are, you can join President Obama and Vice President Biden in being a part of history.

The app has a full schedule of official events, up-to-date news about access to events, maps that show event access points, portable toilet locations, viewing screen locations, and other important tips.

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The Congressional Record

Read the daily edition of the Congressional Record on your iPad, iPhone or iTouch. The Congressional Record App is presented by the Library of Congress using data provided by the Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Office of the Secretary of the Senate, and the Government Printing Office.

With this app you can:

  • Browse editions of the Congressional Record by date: January 4, 1995 (the 104th Congress, 1st Session) to the present
  • Copy text within documents
  • Perform keyword searches within individual documents or sections within documents
  • Share documents via email
  • Save documents to your preferred PDF reader
  • Identify the latest bills and resolutions considered daily on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives
  • Identify the latest bills, resolutions, treaties, and nominations considered daily on the floor of the U.S. Senate

The Congressional Record contains the debates, proceedings, and activities of the Congress of the United States. The Congressional Record is published in four parts: House of Representatives, Senate, Extension of Remarks, and Daily Digest. The Daily Digest provides a summary of the day’s activities.

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The White House

Get up-to-date information directly from the Obama Administration right to your iPhone. The Official White House app delivers the latest news from the blog and newsroom, featured videos and photos, and live video streaming of White House events with President Barack Obama.

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TIP Awareness

This App is intended to provide training and reference material about the realities of Trafficking In Persons (TIP). This training was created by the Office Under the Secretary of Defense (OUSD) and is intended to increase public awareness of TIP, and to help serve to end it.

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Today's Doc

This new mobile app is an interactive gallery that allows you to explore the holdings of the US National Archives through a collection of 365 fascinating documents and photographs from throughout history. Learn what significant event happened on your birthday, search the documents by keyword, or browse the collection at your leisure.

Zoom in on the high resolution images to get a closer look at the featured documents and photographs, use the calendar feature to select a specific date, or select “Surprise Me” to show a document at random. Want to learn more? Tap the “info” icon to read background information on the document and link to related websites. You can even share documents via email, Facebook and Twitter, and add documents to your list of favorites by tapping the “star” icon.

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TVA Lake Info

TVA Lake Info is an easy-to-use resource for operating on and around lakes and dams in the Tennessee Valley Authority region.

  • Day-to-day lake level data
  • Daily schedules of water releases at dams
  • Monthly schedules of recreational water releases
  • Detailed guides of how TVA manages individual lake levels
  • Recreation information and history of TVA lakes
  • Maps of lakes
  • Information on navigating locks
  • Navigation aids for boaters

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U.S. Army News and Information

The Official Homepage of the United States Army now on the iPhone! All of the news from Army.mil can now be carried with you. Read the latest articles, view the newest pictures, and watch the latest videos direct from your iPhone. Save your favorite stories to the phone for offline viewing. Share news with your friends via email, Twitter and Facebook.

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U.S. Department of State Careers

The mobile version of careers.state.gov provides easy access for those interested in learning about U.S. Department of State careers. The site provides three key sections:

  • Learn about careers
  • Register to receive updates
  • Participate in career-focused forums

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U.S. Postal Service Tools

USPS Mobile gives you instant, on-the-go access to the most popular tools on USPS.com. Track a package, find Post Offices and collection boxes, and look up ZIP Codes anywhere you go.

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USA.gov is government made easy. USA.gov Mobile site and iPhone app allow you to search federal, state, and local government websites and contact your government by phone or email.

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USAJOBS is working for America! The USAJOBS iPhone application puts the power of searching for a Federal job at your fingertips. This application is a companion to USAJOBS.gov, the official job site of the US Federal Government and your one-stop source for Federal jobs and employment information.

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USMSPB Mobile App

The USMSPB Mobile App allows on the go, real time access to MSPB recent decisions, case reports, press releases, studies, and Issues of Merit newsletters. In addition, users can review the Merit System Principles, search the MSPB decisions database, share comments regarding MSPB documents, and interface directly with Facebook.

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UV Index

Note: To install the UV Index App on an Android device outside of Android's Google Play, you will need to enable Unknown Sources. On your Android phone, go to Settings and Application Settings and check the Unknown Sources checkbox. After the UV Index App is downloaded and installed, you may uncheck the Unknown Sources checkbox.

Use your mobile device to check the UV Index and air quality ratings wherever you are.

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Vantage Point: The Contemporary Native Art Collection

The National Museum of the American Indian has in recent years undertaken an ambitious program of acquiring and exhibiting significant works by Native contemporary artists. Vantage Point presents highlights from this young but growing collection, with pieces by 25 artists working across a range of media from paintings, drawings, and photography to video projection and mixed-media installation. These complex and richly layered works speak to the concerns and experiences of Native people today and are organized around the following four themes: personal memory and identity, history and the contemporary urban experience, landscape and place, and cultural memory and persistence. The artists featured include James Lavadour (Walla Walla), Truman Lowe (Ho-Chunk), Alan Michelson (Mohawk), and Marie Watt (Seneca), Kent Monkman (Cree), and Emmi Whitehorse (Navajo).

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Veterans Affairs Mobile


Services and information for veterans and dependents, including facility locations, information for returning service members, suicide prevention, benefits, and much more.

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WISER (Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders)

WISER (Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders) is a mobile application designed to assist first responders in hazardous material incidents. 

First responders in general, and HAZMAT units in particular, must make many decisions quickly in handling hazardous-materials incidents. They need accurate information about the hazardous substances, the emergency resources available, and the surrounding environmental conditions to save lives and minimize the impact on the environment and physical property. The WISER application extracts content from TOXNET’s Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB), an authoritative, peer-reviewed information resource maintained by the National Library of Medicine, and places that information into the hands of those who need it most.

Features of WISER

* Rapid access to the most important information about a hazardous substance by an intelligent synopsis engine and display called “Key Info”

* Intuitive, simple, logical user interface developed by working with experienced first responders

* Comprehensive decision support, including guidance on immediate actions necessary to save lives and protect the environment

* Access to NLM’s Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB), which contains detailed peer-reviewed information on hazardous substances

* User Profiles enable users to specify the role they are currently playing at the scene of an incident: first responder, HAZMAT specialist, or EMS specialist. The key information presented to the user about a substance varies depending on this role, so that the information most relevant to the respective job can be quickly accessed.

* Radiological and biological substance support.

* Mobile support, providing first responders critical information where they need it, when they need it.

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