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Physician at your fingertips? There’s an app for that!

Mobile application for smartphones promises to connect patients to free medical advice from physicians and other credible medical experts. But can it deliver?

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Using Mobile Technology to Save Lives

Recent study compared response times to cardiac arrest emergencies between ambulances and trained lay responders linked to an alert system using mobile phone positioning, and found that the latter were faster 56% of the time.

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University Health Care goes mobile

A quick overview of the University of Utah Health Care’s new mobile site.

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Mobile medicine and STDs

Health experts are concerned about large increases in sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in the UK: “Two-thirds of women reporting a new STI were under 25, as were more than half of men.” Doctors and technology experts in the UK are currently developing mobile rapid-test kits similar to pregnancy tests that would allow users to diagnose […]

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