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Technological advancements are in every part of our lives, including the medical field. X-rays once made on film now are digital and can be transmitted anywhere in seconds. The amount of oxygen in one’s blood can be measured by sliding a soft, thimble-like device onto the end of a finger. A pill-size video camera/transmitter can be swallowed to give a doctor an inside look at the digestive system. Inflatable plastic bags serve as splints for broken bones.

The advancements in medical technology keep coming...


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