Dr. Eric Topol, speaking at the TedMed conference, says a device worn under a person’s shirt could monitor blood pressure, pulse, temperature and other vital signs.

Amid a glittering, eclectic gathering of technologists, futurists, media personalities, leading health care practitioners, business leaders and scientists, all mixed with a sprinkling of Hollywood stardust, the four-day TedMed conference was held last week at the Hotel del Coronado...

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