ABC Evening News for Monday, May 18, 1998
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(No location given: Jack Smith) An expedition climbing Mt. Everest that carries "biopacks," which are revolutionary lifelines for climbers that feed back data on how their bodies are working in the climbing conditions, featured; scenes shown of the cutting edge body sensor technology. [Yale University School of Medicine Dr. Peter ANGOOD, Dr. Richard SATAVA, MIT Michael HAWLEY - talk about receiving the data on how the climbers are performing.] The implications of remote medical sensing for health care in general outlined.
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