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ENGINEERS AT MIT HAVE RECENTLY DEVELOPED A 'SMART BANDAGE' WHICH MAY PROVE TO BE THE BAND-AID OF THE FUTURE WHICH IS A HYDROGEL 'SMART WOUND DRESSING' WHICH HAS TEMPERATURE SENSORS, LED LIGHTS, AND DRUG-DELIVERY FLUIDICS.  THIS STUDY WAS PUBLISHED IN THE ADVANCED MATERIALS IN DECEMBER.  THE HYDROGEL SMART BANDAGE CAN DELIVER MEDICATIONS TO A WOUND SITE BASED ON CHANGES IN SKIN TEMPERATURE AND CAN LIGHT UP TO ALERT THE PATIENT IF ITS MEDICATION RESERVOIRS HAVE BEEN DEPLETED.  THE HYDROGEL IS ELASTIC AND CAN ACCOMMODATE TO FIT AROUND JOINTS EASILY.

BROUGHT TO YOU BY DR. JOHN A. HARDY, RETIRED CHIROPRACTOR, OWNER OF ACADEMY FOOT AND ORTHOTIC CLINICS AND STAFF CONSULTANT.

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