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Healthy Appetites

Ashraf Amlani - Friday, July 01, 2011

There is no doubt about the extent to which modern technology influences the way we live. Less than 2 hours after the infamous Vancouver riots started following Game 7 of the Stanley cup finals, a Facebook page was created asking responsible citizens to show up at 7am in downtown Vancouver and clean up the aftermath. 12 hours later, some 10,000 people had shown their support and countless volunteers joined in the efforts to clean up the city. It inspired me to explore a topic I have been pondering for some time now: the smartphone apps revolution within the health sciences industry.  READ MORE

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