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Breathalyzers Could Detect Many Diseases


Since 1931, when the first “drunkometer” was tested by police in the U.S., law enforcement agencies around the world have been using portable breath analyzers to catch drunken drivers. In a variation on a theme, doctors are finding they can use simple breathalyzers to detect a variety of diseases — everything from malaria to cancer. VOA's George Putic reports.

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