Google shared new lines of research it's pursuing that would help lower the barriers to healthcare with tools like smartphones and AI modeling. If the research advances, the pictures on your camera roll could one day help determine whether you have diabetes. Or you could use your phone's microphone to listen to your heart. Greg Corrado, Head of Health AI wrote, "While this is in the early stages of research and development, our engineers and scientists envision a future where people, with the help of their doctors, can better understand and make decisions about health conditions from their own homes.

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