Thursday, May 9, 2013

Your smartphone as medical doctor

Well, not entirely...however, as this article points out, we're not far off from the day when most regular check-up functions could be done using your smartphone!  With a hat tip to Carpe Diem, here's a portion of an AP article:
It's not a "Star Trek" tricorder, but by hooking a variety of gadgets onto a smartphone you could almost get a complete physical - without the paper gown or even a visit to the doctor's office.
I'm not big on the whole doctor/doctor's office visit thing, so this sort of appeals to me...sort of...