Popular Health Apps Share Data with Third Parties, Study Shows
March 21, 2019
(UPI) – The widespread use of mobile health apps can help more people locate prescriptions and remember to take pills. But this technology also opens people up to have all of that medical information passed along to third parties without their knowledge, a new study shows.
About 79 percent of health apps shared users medical data with outside companies, according to research published Thursday in The BMJ.