The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will install naked body scanners in airports across the country this summer. These scanners reveal more than just weapons. They show a digital photo of the passenger’s body beneath his or her clothing. Read this article and decide whether the TSA has gone too far to ensure security…
Activated vitamin D or vitamin D3 or sunshine is directly related to bone health and muscle health. It is, in fact, its main job. And a deficiency in vitamin D3 is causing larger numbers of adults to develop conditions such as osteomalacia and osteoporosis. Find out the facts about the importance of vitamin D3 and what it means for your bone and muscle health when you read this article…
Vaccine guidelines for U.S. adults have been released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Included in the list are 11 different types of vaccines with three key changes in their recommendations. And the flu vaccine is recommended for anyone with specific medical conditions.
Hidden in the minutia of the “Economic Stimulus” bill is a provision to create an electronic database of health records of every American. Read this article to learn how this affects your privacy…
Like any piece of legislation the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) was always going to provoke mixed reactions, and medical advocacy groups are it finding it hard to agree on the implications of its privacy provisions.
Internet giant Google launched a highly anticipated application earlier this month, but privacy advocates have expressed concerns.
The Federal Aviation Administration has announced that one of its computers was illegally accessed and employee identity information was stolen.
An organization which monitors health policies and advocates the freedom of choice in healthcare has issued a statement criticizing the stimulus package for allowing space for privacy breaches.
Despite government claims that electronic passports take security to a new level, a researcher has proven their protection mechanisms are easy to break.
The stimulus plan’s health IT provisions include new regulations regarding privacy protection, but the debate about their merits is far from over.