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Custom VR Experiences Are Helping Kids Cope With Pain

Hospitals are leaning on the distracting power of immersive technology

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AA pod of friendly dolphins approaches a shipwreck. Sea turtles and tropical fish swim together. A hulking but gentle whale glides overhead. In this calming ocean ecosystem, there isn’t a shark in sight.




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Emily Mullin

Emily Mullin

Former staff writer at Medium, where I covered biotech, genetics, and Covid-19 for OneZero, Future Human, Elemental, and the Coronavirus Blog.

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