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Can't make it to the doctor? Go to Walmart

Oklahoman Published: February 20, 2013

It's not always easy to schedule an appointment to see your doctor.

Sometimes there's a wait, and in Oklahoma, the state has a serious lack of primary care doctors.

The questions is -- Would you use a machine to help keep your health in check?

Kaiser Health News reports that in March, SoloHealth will install 2,500 self-service health stations in Walmarts and Sam’s Clubs across the U.S.

The kiosks will allow users to screen their vision, blood pressure, weight and body mass index in about seven minutes for free.

The kiosk provides an overall health assessment, access to a database of local physicians and health recommendations to improve outcomes.

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