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Self-Tracking Gadgets That Play Doctor Abound At CES
National Public Radio

When your kid’s ear is throbbing at 2 a.m., you might want to grab the car keys and head to the emergency room. But now you can pick up your iPhone instead.

A startup called CellScope has built a little ear probe that you clip on top of your iPhone camera. The footage streams into an app where you can view the inside the ear. You could be tempted to use this $79 device to diagnose yourself, and not seek real medical care, even if you needed it.

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