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Made-in-Canada Figure 1 app not for the squeamish

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TORONTO - Scrolling through the latest made-in-Canada app success story can turn your stomach in seconds.

Figure 1 has been called "Instagram for doctors" and in just over a year it has attracted more than 125,000 doctors, nurses and medical students ......

The app Figure 1 is shown on an iPhone in Toronto on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. Scrolling through the latest made-in-Canada app success story can turn your stomach in seconds. Figure 1 has been called Show/Hide caption

The app Figure 1 is shown on an iPhone in Toronto on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. Scrolling through the latest made-in-Canada app success story can turn your stomach in seconds. Figure 1 has been called "Instagram for doctors" and in just over a year it has attracted more than 125,000 doctors, nurses and medical students who use the app to share images of rare, interesting or confounding conditions they encounter on the job. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

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