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Global Health: In African Villages, These Phones Become Ultrasound Scanners

BUSHORO, Uganda — Lying on a church pew with his arm over his head, 6-year-old Gordon Andindagaye whimpered a bit — in fear, not pain — as Dr. William A. Cherniak slowly swept a small ultrasound scanner up and down his chest. Dr. Cherniak and Rodgers Ssekawoko Muhumuza, the Ugandan clinical officer he was training,… Read More »

Mobile phones are seven times dirtier than TOILET SEATS, finds new study

Mobile phones are seven times dirtier than TOILET SEATS, finds new study (and those with leather cases are even filthier!) Study finds phones with plastic cases are seven times dirtier than a toilet seat  Experts believe phones become dirty because they are taken into the bathroom  Research found phones with leather cases are 17 times… Read More »