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Long-distance medicine

Doctors in Halifax are using a portable device to bring their medical expertise to far-flung areas of the world.

Long-distance medicine

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Doctors in Halifax are using a portable device to bring their medical expertise to far-flung areas of the world.

The device uses cellphone networks so health experts can connect with patients just about anywhere.

The CBC's Dawn MacPhee explains how it works.

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