Practice Applications Emerging Science and Translational Applications| Volume 115, ISSUE 8, P1223-1224, August 2015

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Video Consultations and Virtual Nutrition Care for Weight Management

      The impact of technology on health care is escalating as a result of a diffusion of mobile devices and increased ubiquity of the online environment. In 2013, 74.4% American households had access to the Internet compared with 18.0% in 1997, while 63.6% had access to a handheld computer such as a smartphone.

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