"We wanted to get the word out about easy changes in behavior that might help people prevent certain diseases," Graham Colditz, a disease prevention expert at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, said in a school news release. "We've taken three decades of research and turned it into Zuum, a free app that provides personalized health advice at your fingertips."
The app isn't terribly fancy. You complete a quick questionnaire about lifestyle habits (do you do x and if so how much -- i.e., smoke, exercise, watch TV, etc.), and lists the diseases you may be prone to, spec... [Read more]