Study Finds ‘Serious Problems With Privacy’ in Mobile Health Apps

Study Finds ‘Serious Problems With Privacy’ in Mobile Health Apps

An in-depth analysis of more than 20,000 health-related mobile applications (mHealth apps) published by The BMJ today finds “serious problems with privacy and inconsistent privacy practices.” The researchers say the collection of personal user information is “a pervasive practice” and that patients “should be informed on the privacy practices of these apps and the associated […]

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 Rideshare Apps Could be Saving Lives, Study Shows

Rideshare Apps Could be Saving Lives, Study Shows

You’ve heard it often: Don’t get behind the wheel of a car after a night of drinking. Now, a new study confirms that rideshare services like Uber and Lyft are making it easier for people to follow that advice and get home unharmed and alive. Texas researchers saw a marked change in motor vehicle collision […]

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