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Why it’s time to rethink the laws that keep our health data private – The Verge

In 1996, the year Congress passed its landmark health privacy law, there was no Apple Watch, no Fitbit, no Facebook support groups or patients tweeting about their medical care. Health data was between you, your doctor, and the health care system. More than two decades later, that law — the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability… Read More »

Christmas Eve at 10pm is most likely time for heart attack – how to spot the signs

Watch those stress ­levels tomorrow – 10pm on Christmas Eve is the most likely time for a heart attack. Researchers trawled through details of 283,000 heart attacks between 1998 and 2013 to find out what days were most lethal. While an average of 50 heart ­attacks were recorded every day, that number climbed to 69… Read More »