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Health Jun 02Doctors turn to artificial intelligence when they’re stumped
Tech titans like Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Apple already have made huge investments in artificial intelligence to deliver tailored search results and build virtual personal assistants. That approach is starting to trickle down into health care too, thanks in part…
Health May 16One in three hospitalized Californians over age 34 has diabetes, study says
In California, roughly one in three hospitalized people over 34 years old has diabetes, increasing the complexity and cost of their care, according to a report released Thursday.
Health Apr 07The whole tooth of helping low-income patients with ‘teledentistry’
A free “teledentistry” program in California seeks to provide dental services for low-income patients who don’t have access to regular dental care. Low-income families are often stymied by high costs and a shortage of dentists who treat the poor. Many…
Health Mar 10Doctors monitor patients remotely via smartphones and fitness trackers
With high-risk patients hooked up to “personal data trackers” — a portable electrocardiogram built into a smartphone case, for instance — he and his researchers can track the ups and downs of patients’ conditions as they go about their lives.