Some doctors say clinicians can now get much more information from newer technology than they can get from a stethoscope. Clinging to the old tool isn't necessary, they say. Kimberly Paynter/WHYY hide caption

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The Stethoscope: Timeless Tool Or Outdated Relic?

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A woman with a cut on her cheek and trouble seeing with her left eye was admitted to Craig Joint Theater Hospital at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan. X-rays showed a projectile that surgeons decided to remove. Forbes et al. 2016/Journal of Neurosurgery hide caption

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Tulane's medical school is one of the first to teach medical students how to cook healthful food, with the goal that they'll share that knowledge with patients. Jeff Kubina/Flickr hide caption

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Are You Sick, And Sick Of Hearing 'Everything Happens For A Reason'?

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ResearchKit, presented by Apple's Jeff Williams in March, enables app creation to aid medical research. Eric Risberg/AP hide caption

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The Promise And Potential Pitfalls Of Apple's ResearchKit

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Ignaz Semmelweis washing his hands in chlorinated lime water before operating. Bettmann/Corbis hide caption

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The Doctor Who Championed Hand-Washing And Briefly Saved Lives

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The Supreme Court has ruled that the FTC can challenge arrangements between makers of generic drugs and makers of brand-name products such as AndroGel, seen here on a computer monitor screen. Reed Saxon/AP hide caption

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Kansas House Speaker Ray Merrick, a Republican, watches the chamber's electronic tally board as it approves a sweeping anti-abortion bill Friday at the Statehouse in Topeka. At left is Majority Leader Jene Vickrey. John Hanna/AP hide caption

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What's up, doc? How would you feel if your doctor shared a picture like this one? Dr. Ryan Greysen hide caption

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