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When it comes to health apps, don't count on HIPAA to protect your medical info

Sep 26, 2022
Web searches about medical issues and data in health trackers aren't guaranteed the confidentiality given to records in a doctor's office.
HIPAA protects the information about you that resides with your doctors and insurers. It doesn't apply to your web browsing or app use, though.
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