We were raised to cover our mouths with a hand whenever we cough, but that could very well change in the future as acoustic vocalization analysis software is included in cellphones. All you need to do is cough into your handset, and it will get to measuring and interpreting the cough characteristic of pneumonia. Talk about turning the cellphone into a medical diagnosis tool which could eventually phase out the stethoscope or perhaps even function as a personal body scanner. No fart analysis or one that detects bad breath, eh?
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