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Google Reportedly Amassed Private Health Data on Millions of People Without Their Knowledge

2019-11-12 00:04:00 UTC

Google Reportedly Amassed Private Health Data on Millions of People Without Their KnowledgeGoogle has tapped a partnership with a prominent healthcare services company to advance its healthcare software services offerings. But a new report alleges the data being used for the project comes from the health records of tens of millions of people who ha Read more at Gizmodo.com

No one knows how effective digital therapies are, but a new tool from Elektra Labs aims to change that[To top]

2019-11-12 14:28:39 UTC

No one knows how effective digital therapies are, but a new tool from Elektra Labs aims to change thatDepending on which study you believe, the wearable and digital health market could be worth anywhere from $30 billion to nearly $90 billion in the next six years. If the numbers around the size of the market are a moving target, just think about how to gauge Read more at TechCrunch

This brain stimulator may help you get the sleep you need Future Blink[To top]

2019-11-15 21:33:39 UTC

This brain stimulator may help you get the sleep you need  Future BlinkA smart headband, NeoRhythm claims to help you de-stress, get a better rest, and boost your energy. Read more... More about Tech, Health, Mashable Video, Future Blink, and Neorhythm Read more at Mashable

'I lost myself in outlaw character' - Fury says racism fuelled outbursts[To top]

2019-11-13 08:31:41 UTC

Tyson Fury says racism directed at the travelling community fuelled some of his controversial outbursts and played a part in the mental health issues that he continues to battle. Read more at BBC News

Google scrapped the publication of 100,000 chest X-rays due to last-minute privacy problems[To top]

2019-11-15 15:45:41 UTC

Google scrapped the publication of 100,000 chest X-rays due to last-minute privacy problemsA report from The Washington Post has detailed how Google canceled a project to publish more than 100,000 human chest X-rays online days before the data was supposed to go live after realizing it contained personally identifiable information. The data was goi Read more at The Verge

Why you just can't trust the White House on Trump's health[To top]

2019-11-18 16:28:52 UTC

placeholder img Trump's visit to Walter Reed 'not protocol' for routine visit, source says
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Don't Panic About the 'Black Death Plague'[To top]

2019-11-13 20:00:00 UTC

DonYou may have seen alarming headlines today warning of the Black Death plague thats believed to have infected two people in China. But while there are real reasons for public health officials and residents in that area of the world to be concerned, there Read more at Gizmodo.com

New CDC Report on Superbugs Is Full of Bad News[To top]

2019-11-14 18:40:00 UTC

New CDC Report on Superbugs Is Full of Bad NewsThe U.S. and the world continue to lose ground against antibiotic resistance, according to a new report out this week from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And among other things, the number of superbugs that pose a dire threat to the health of Read more at Gizmodo.com

Life taking 'toll on my health': Philippines' Duterte - The Straits Times[To top]

2019-11-17 07:55:02 UTC

Life taking Life taking 'toll on my health': Philippines' Duterte The Straits Times Duterte: Life taking 'toll on my health' Rappler Philippines: Duterte says life taking toll on his health Al Jazeera English View full coverage on Google News Read more at Straitstimes.com

Bonkers pricing of free flu shots shows whats wrong with US healthcare[To top]

2019-11-19 22:23:36 UTC

Bonkers pricing of free flu shots shows whats wrong with US healthcareIn broken US health system, a flu shot can cost triple what it should.
Read more at Ars Technica

Of course big tech is tracking your WebMD visits[To top]

2019-11-13 20:38:07 UTC

Of course big tech is tracking your WebMD visitsInformation about our health is supposed to be sacred, but the internet has basically thrown that tenet of society out the window. A new report from the Financial Times has found that the extent to which consumer medical websites share data with internet adve Read more at Mashable

The Cowardice Behind Trumps Vaping-Ban Retreat[To top]

2019-11-19 17:38:42 UTC

The Cowardice Behind Trumps Vaping-Ban RetreatThe dangers of flavored e-cigarettes are clear. But the administration blinked.
Read more at The New York Times

2019 Gift Guide: Health and Beauty[To top]

2019-11-13 18:00:48 UTC

2019 Gift Guide: Health and BeautyTake care of yourself and your loved ones this holiday season with health and beauty items in this gift guide to relax and reset your mind and body. Read more at Design-milk.com

Canada's healthcare sector 3rd highest per capita greenhouse gas emitter among global counterparts: report - iPolitics.ca[To top]

2019-11-14 19:29:00 UTC

CanadaA new report from one of the globes most prestigious medical journals says Canadas health-care sector produces the third-highest per capita greenhouse gas emissions in the world. The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Changes annual report for 2019, pu Read more at Ipolitics.ca

Biden hits Warren's 'you do it my way' attitude and 3 other CNN town hall takeaways[To top]

2019-11-12 04:51:10 UTC

Biden hits WarrenJoe Biden renewed his attacks against Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts on Monday, pointing to her advocacy for "Medicare for All" and saying it comes from an elitist belief that Americans shouldn't be allowed to make up their own minds on health care. Read more at CNN

Planned Parenthood launches abortion health care finder app - CNET[To top]

2019-11-13 00:07:00 UTC

Planned Parenthood launches abortion health care finder app - CNETThe app will help women navigate state restrictions, Planned Parenthood said.
Read more at Cnet.com

The best fitness and wellness gifts under $100 - CNET[To top]

2019-11-12 20:30:01 UTC

The best fitness and wellness gifts under $100 - CNET13 gifts for your health-nut friend that won't break the bank.
Read more at Cnet.com

NY Attorney General sues Juul for deceptive marketing[To top]

2019-11-19 16:44:00 UTC

NY Attorney General sues Juul for deceptive marketingYesterday, California filed a lawsuit against e-cigarette company Juul for allegedly targeting underage Californians with its marketing and sales practices. Today, New York Attorney General Letitia James announced a similar lawsuit against Juul "for deceptive Read more at Engadget

Find Out Which 2020 Democratic Candidate You Agree With Most With This Quiz[To top]

2019-11-19 18:30:00 UTC

Find Out Which 2020 Democratic Candidate You Agree With Most With This QuizWith the recent news of former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patricks entry into the 2020 presidential raceand the very real possibility of Michael Bloombergs runkeeping up with all 18 of the candidates proposed policies is becoming more difficult by the Read more at Lifehacker.com

Daily Crunch: John Carmack steps down at Oculus[To top]

2019-11-14 20:08:46 UTC

Daily Crunch: John Carmack steps down at OculusThe Daily Crunch is TechCrunchs roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If youd like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. John Carmack steps down at Oculus to pursue AI passion project b Read more at TechCrunch


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