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Apps and Medicine

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Many web and smartphone applications have changed the way people view health and medicine. Cellscope, for example, is an app that can be used as a microscope to test for ear infections. Many apps also monitor heart rate, sleep patterns, caloric intake, and exercise intensity.

Which of the following statements are ways that these apps have changed medicine? Select TWO answers.

A

The apps often motivate patients to take better care of themselves and make better choices.

B

Patients can more fully understand their symptoms, diagnosis, and the actions taken by their doctor.

C

Job openings in the medical profession have slowed, due to lack of demand from patients.

D

There is a smaller gap between patients of high and low socioeconomic status.