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California Fires: A lesson in medical records

Last night I spoke with my daughter, Becca, who lives in Carlsbad, California — not far from the raging fires now found throughout the area. She lives directly west of the evacuated areas, between the fires and the ocean. She tells me no one is really sure what to do. They can’t find water to […]

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Microsoft offers Health Vault – Don’t Do It!

For the past four weeks, listeners of my radio show have heard a series of tips I’ve given about PHRs – personal health records. The underlying message has been: keeping your personal records in digital format can be a good thing. But do not — under any circumstances — move them to the web! No […]

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