Marketplace Tech for Friday, December 6, 2013

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Marketplace Tech concludes our Mind Games series this week with another look at the intersection of video games and mental health. You may remember yesterday we went to University of Southern California, where they're building virtual reality programs for soldiers with post-traumatic stress disorder. Today we're going to a VA hospital in New York City where these programs are being administered.

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