Digital gizmos can monitor your heart, whether it’s a wrist-worn fitness tracker or a smartphone app to help cardiologists analyze diagnostic tests. The question is whether they’re going to do your heart any good. The short answer: It depends

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More and more hospital guards across the country carry weapons, sparking a fierce debate over whether that improves safety or endangers patients

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We have devices that track our daily exercise and the quality of our sleep. Test results are sent from lab in hours, and doctors can see patients over video. And yet, a patient sometimes can’t easily have her medical file sent from one doctor to another, even in the same building, and sometimes medical record software is so difficult to work with that a doctor can only search one page at a time

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Thousands of critical medical systems, such as MRI machines, are available for hackers to access online, according to researchers

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To Till or Not To Till

July 14, 2015

The Ethics of Climate-Smart Agriculture

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The first hijacking of a medical telerobot raises important questions over the security of remote surgery, say computer security experts

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Our Sara Glass, coordinator of the Global Food Ethics Project, reports on a recent meeting hosted by George Washington University, “Feeding the Planet Summit: Sustainable Innovations in Food Security”

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The food security bill is an attempt to alleviate undernutrition and malnutrition through a variety of programs and entitlements

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