Cell phones as health monitors

This technology, which has been available in medicine for a while, is soon to be available for the consumer market as Qualcomm has plans to offer its LifeComm service in 2008. With the convergence of a medical device and a cell phone, an individual will be able to monitor blood sugar levels or keep track of her/his fitness activities.

For more details, see the article in the May 18th Union Tribune

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On June 20, 2007, 6:54 AM steve said:

Cell phones can be great for that reason, or even a bit of a privacy concern. Did you know that if a someone does a Cell Phone Number Search on it to find name, address, and even more personal information. Scary, huh?

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