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Have you considered your privacy rights when using birth control apps? Have you considered your privacy rights when using birth control apps?

Have you considered your privacy rights when using birth control apps?

With a May 2024 update from the FTC on a pregnancy app that shared users’ sensitive information

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Abstract from the article titled, "Before Using Birth Control Apps Consider Your Privacy" posted on Wired.com: "Natural Cycles’ privacy policy states that in using the app each user grants the company and any of its partners broad rights to “use, reproduce, distribute, modify, adapt, prepare derivative works of, publicly display, publicly perform, communicate to the public, and otherwise utilize and exploit a user's anonymized information.”
Should I worry about giving my DNA to labs that do genetic tests? Should I worry about giving my DNA to labs that do genetic tests?

Should I worry about giving my DNA to labs that do genetic tests?

With an October 2023 update due to the 23andMe breach

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The internet has made DNA testing a big global business. In the United States and Europe, millions of people have sent samples of their saliva to commercial labs in the hopes of learning something new about their personal health or lineage. Ancestry.com, 23andMe, MyHeritage, and FamilyTreeDNA are all industry leaders that sell their services online, share test results on websites, and...

FDA Warns People with Diabetes and Health Care Providers Against the Use of Devices for Diabetes Management Not Authorized for Sale in the United States

An FDA Safety Communication

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning health care providers and people with diabetes of risks associated with use of devices for diabetes management unauthorized for sale in the...

Health Apps as a Drug

This article from the Economist discusses how "health apps" are starting realize positive benefits when addressing behavioral health issues sucha s diabetes and substance.
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