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  • New smartphone technology performs eye exams

    By Roseanne Tabachnik

    December 11, 2014 | 5:42 pm

    Can you imagine a world where eye exams can be performed with your smartphone? Well, it seems like Peek Vision is about to make that vision a reality.

    Here’s a simple pictorial explaining how the Portable Eye Examination Kit works:

    The clip-on mobile adapter helps identify...

  • Avian Flu (N7N9) Makes Leap from Bird to Man

    By Albert Fuchs, M.D.

    April 26, 2013 | 4:53 pm

    Do you remember the H1N1 swine flu that made tens of millions sick and killed thousands of people in 2009? Well, one if its cousins, a bird flu with the name H7N9, is causing some death and consternation in China.

    This strain has long been circulating among birds, but since...