News tagged with personal health

Don't stop anonymizing data

Canadian privacy experts have issued a new report today that strongly backs the practice of de-identification as a key element in the protection of personal information. The joint paper from Ontario's Information and Pri ...

Jun 16, 2011
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Many in US seek health information online: study

Four out of five Internet users have searched for health information online, but the Web is still no substitute for the doctor when it comes to a personal medical issue, said a US study Thursday.

May 12, 2011
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Personal income up, but are we better off?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Although U.S. personal income per capita has risen 5.7 percent since 2000, an increase in tax-exempt benefits provided by the government and employers accounted for all of the income growth in the past decade, ...

Mar 31, 2011
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Truths and myths about breast cancer risks

Every day, science gives us new tips to help navigate our personal health journeys. With such a plethora of information available at the click of the mouse, that gold mine of knowledge can quickly feel like a maze of confusing ...

Jan 21, 2011
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