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physicians

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Doctors, haircuts, even kittens -- now on demand, via your smartphone

An explosion of on-demand apps gives a modern twist to some old traditions and even delivers us some new ones we didn't know we needed.

By November 25, 2014

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Wearable tech's most important race: Turning heartbeats into cash

It's not about the device you buy. The real value is in the data it produces.

By November 11, 2014

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The complete guide to the iPhone's Health app

View and manage all your wellness data in one place with Health.

By October 13, 2014

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Finalists selected for $10M Qualcomm Tricorder XPrize

Are you a gadget lover, not a doctor? International teams are working to create portable devices that could quickly and easily detect common ailments.

By August 27, 2014

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Google Glass handed out to medical students at UC Irvine

The California school thinks the device will help students with anatomy, clinical skills, and hospital rotations.

By May 14, 2014

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Pharmacists diagnose stroke risk with iPhone-based ECG

Researchers at the University of Sydney have examined the use of a smartphone-compatible heart monitor to diagnose the risk of stroke.

By April 1, 2014

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Can aspirin prevent heart attacks? This device may know the answer

Taking personalized medicine to an extreme, the device analyzes blood flow to help doctors know exactly how well drugs like aspirin work to prevent heart attacks -- not in general, but on any given patient.

By March 24, 2014

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New health site lets the crowd rate treatment effectiveness

CureCrowd aggregates the experiences of others by letting them score the usefulness of various treatments from 0 (no help) to 4 (cured).

By March 13, 2014

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New breakthrough: Engineered immune cells may block HIV

A new advance in HIV treatment could pave the way toward curing the disease, researchers say.

By March 5, 2014

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Radiation-free cancer scans may be on the horizon

It's been tested on only a handful of kids, but using MRI with a diagnostic dye to look for cancer may work just as well as using PET and CT scans.

By February 20, 2014