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Check the Fine Print: Some Health Apps Share Personal Data

Mary Slosson

Some mobile phone health apps share extensive private details -- including detailed health-related searches, geolocation information, and personal data -- with third party marketers.

Be sure to check the user agreement and privacy settings closely before downloading and using any apps to make sure you know what private information could be shared with marketers, sometimes over unencrypted connections.

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