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'Selfie' Helps Doctors Diagnose Mini-Stroke 47

OakDragon (885217) writes A Toronto woman had the presence of mind to record herself, using her smartphone, as she suffered from a bout of semi-paralysis. She had suffered the same symptoms two days earlier, and had gone to the hospital; but by that time the condition had passed, and doctors sent her home. However, using the smartphone video, doctors later diagnosed her with a transient ischemic attack, or mini-stroke. The diagnosis was confirmed with an MRI.
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'Selfie' Helps Doctors Diagnose Mini-Stroke

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  • by drinkypoo ( 153816 ) <> on Thursday June 19, 2014 @10:33AM (#47272007) Homepage Journal

    Corollary, that's why we need to grow the fuck up and stop trying to make other people live the way we want them to live, only worrying about stuff that actually has a direct impact on us. Meanwhile, we (as a species) ignore most of the people actually doing that kind of stuff while concentrating on our neighbor's habits and proclivities that don't actually affect us if we don't pay them any mind. Then we can enjoy the benefits of a surveillance society without having to worry that we're going to get reamed by it.

The party adjourned to a hot tub, yes. Fully clothed, I might add. -- IBM employee, testifying in California State Supreme Court