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Is improving your health a New Year's resolution for you in 2013? From getting a better night's sleep to managing chronic pain, here are some highly rated apps that will help.


SleepMaker Rain (Free)*: Getting a good night's sleep is imperative for your health. Put yourself to sleep with relaxing sounds, including multiple rain effects, waterfalls and brooks. (Score: 95/100)

Ab Workouts Express (Free): Don't have time for a full workout? Try these time-saving ab routines. (Score: 83/100)

Dental Expert for iPad (Free): Designed by a DDS, it's an all-inclusive guide to tooth care. Features myths versus facts, plus baby and adult tooth and fluoride charts. (Score: 81/100)

SpotCheck (Free): Take a photo of your mole, and with an in-app purchase, send it to be evaluated by board-certified dermatologists, who will notify you and provide a list of accredited skin doctors near your location if you need to pursue treatment. (Score: 73/100)

Diabetes Tracker ($9.99): The key to managing diabetes is proper planning and execution of your diet and medications. This all-encompassing app is packed with features to help. (Score: 68/100)


iTriage Mobile Health (Free)*: Quickly search symptoms, find doctors and research diseases with this handy app built by doctors. (Score: 97/100)

Self Cure (Home Remedies) (Free): Get hundreds of home remedies for common ailments, including colds, headaches and skin issues. (Score: 96/100)

iPharmacy --- Drug Guide & Pill ID (Free)*: Get a broad range of information on most prescription drugs, including dosage rates, potential side effects and reminders. (Score: 96/100)

Manage My Pain Pro ($3.99): Sufferers of chronic pain can now track and better explain their symptoms to family and medical professionals. (Score: 86/100)

Sleep Deeply ($4.99)*: Created by a hypnotherapist, this app helps you reach a deeper state of relaxation during sleep. (Score: 81/100)

Apps with an asterisk* denote availability on Apple and Android. For more, go to


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