All US veterans can now use an iPhone to access their health records
Apple is widening American veterans' access to health records from their iPhones. In the wake of a test this summer, any veteran receiving care through the Veterans Health Administration can use Apple's Health app on iOS to pull up their medical data. You can check lab results, medications and other data in one place without having to get printed copies or otherwise walk through an elaborate process. This includes care across multiple providers, whether it's Johns Hopkins or UC San Diego.As usual, all data is both encrypted as well as inaccessible without your device's passcode or biometric access like Face ID or Touch ID.
A trailer with nearly 100,000 meals forwas stolen on the holiday weekend meant to celebrate former U.S. servicemen and women.
The 5-by-8-foot trailer was stolen in front of the headquarters for Friends in Service of Heroes in Lenexa, Kansas, sometime between Saturday night and Monday morning,, the ABC affiliate in Kansas City, Missouri, reported. About 97,000 meals worth $30,000 was inside.
The food was to be delivered to the Kansas City VA Medical Center later this month, according to the station.
Veterans can access their health records via Apple Health app
All their info will be accessible securely with their iPhoneApple's Health app can display the health records for veterans starting Wednesday, according to a press release. The information is available via the Health app and lets the nine million veterans serviced by the VA view their medications, immunizations, lab results and more.
The trailer is adorned with two bumper stickers containing the logo for the nonprofit organization and has the license plate number 133 KMA.
Additional information was not immediately available. The Lenexa Police Department is investigating the.
Food bank tosses almost $3 million in fresh food after ammonia leak .
The Houston Food Bank is seeking volunteers after it was forced to throw away nearly 2 million pounds of food when one of its refrigerated areas was contaminated. An ammonia leak Tuesday night happened after one of the fans used to cool a refrigerated area "caved into the actual unit," Brian Greene, president of Houston Food Bank, told ABC Houston station KTRK.