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'Shocking' new fashion: The wearable defibrillator

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May 17, 2013
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You’re dead asleep, then you’re just dead. It’s estimated that 30-percent of sudden cardiac deaths happen overnight. See what’s helping some people live to see another day.


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Data Ecosystem: How Connectivity Will Change the World

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Device Helps Stroke Victims Walk Golden Gate

Device Helps Stroke Victims Walk Golden Gate

AP (May 10, 2013) — A new wearable walking device is letting stroke victims regain their mobility. It's called Kickstart and three early adopters used it to walk across the Golden Gate Bridge on Thursday.
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