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“Tracking Lung Health With a Cell Phone”

400px-SpiroSmartUW CSE’s SpiroSmart is described in MIT Technology Review:

“Today, a deep sigh at your smartphone could reveal a well-developed emotional connection with your gadget. But one day those sighs could tip off your doctor to a latent or worsening lung condition.

“A group at the University of Washington, in collaboration with Seattle Children’s Hospital, is developing a way to check how healthy your lungs are when you breathe out at your smartphone.”

Read more here.  Learn about SpiroSmart here.

January 22, 2013