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UK hospital uses VR to reassure children before MRI scans

Entering a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machine can be a nerve-wracking experience. You're trapped in a tight space and have to lie perfectly still as loud noises — produced by the current in the scanner coils — pepper your eardrums. To help pa…

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NASA’s Martian tech is helping hospitals eliminate bedsores

Bedsores, also known as pressure ulcers, kill more people annually than nearly any form of cancer, with 500,000 cases per year in the United Kingdom alone. One problem doctors and nurses face in the fight against bedsores is early detection — tradit…

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Hospital paid hackers 40 bitcoins to get its network back

After more than a week of computer problems for Hollywood Presbyterian Memorial Medical Center, President & CEO Allen Stefanek announced (PDF) that it has decided to pay 40 bitcoins, or about $17,000 to fix the issue. The hospital's network was s…

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Chlorine leak injures five at Apple data center

Chlorine leak injures five at Apple data center

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