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New mobile can check pulse, send ambulance

BARCELONA – A new phone developed in Singapore takes your pulse when you press your fingers on a receptor, and sends the results to a 24-hour medical call centre. The new EPI Life mobile phone comes complete with mini electrocardiogram. “We think it’s a revolution. It has clinical significance,” EPI…

Chicago cop tasered unconscious diabetic 11 times

Police officers from two Chicago suburbs are being sued after one of them allegedly Tasered a man having a diabetic seizure because the diabetic involuntarily hit the officer while being taken to an ambulance. Prospero Lassi, a 40-year-old employee of Southwest Airlines, filed the lawsuit (PDF) with a federal court…