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Volkswagen’s ‘Little Darth Vader’ Max Page to Undergo Open Heart Surgery
Volkswagen’s ‘Little Darth Vader’ Max Page to Undergo Open Heart Surgery
Although you probably wouldn’t recognize Max Page, you have almost certainly seen him before. The 7-year-old played miniature Darth Vader in Volkswagen’s 2011 Super Bowl ad, a spot that is among the most popular in the history of the Big Game. After the commercial aired, Max made an appearance on ‘Today,’ where his mom revealed he had been diagnosed with a congenital heart defect at birth and has
New Heart-Monitoring Device for Smartphones Could Save Your Life
New Heart-Monitoring Device for Smartphones Could Save Your Life
Swiss researchers say new technology that interacts with smartphones could revolutionize the treatment of heart patients. The device in question consists of four electrode sensors attached to the skin and linked to a radio module and computer chip that clips onto a patient’s belt. Data from the device is sent to a smartphone and can be viewed in real-time for up to 150 hours on a single charge. An