Tag Archives: Google

Google may help UK officials track coronavirus social distancing

By Adam Vaughan The UK government is looking at ways of tracking people’s movementsChris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg via Getty Images Google is discussing sharing aggregated and anonymised location data from its apps with the UK government, to show whether people are practising social distancing to combat the coronavirus. The technology giant told New Scientist it was at… Read More »

The top trending diets on Google in 2019 were fads, bad science – New York Post

It was a year of diet don’ts. Last week, Google released a list of the most searched-for diets in 2019 — and while some have solid scientific backing, many were pseudoscientific BS. Among the decent was intermittent fasting, which topped the list as the most-Googled diet. Research suggests that the regimen, which only allows you to… Read More »

Google using millions of patients’ data from Ascension for R&D

Dive Brief: Google has been using the personal health information of millions of Americans provided by Ascension, the second largest health system in the country, to develop new healthcare product lines without patient consent. Though the practice is legal under HIPAA, the news, first reported by the Wall Street Journal, sparked outrage over privacy concerns. A… Read More »

Weekly health quiz — Google, autism and eggs

Want Access to My All-Time Top 30 Health Tips? It’s Free! You’ll also receive my FREE Natural Health newsletter | Privacy Policy ADVERTISEMENT July 01, 2019 1 Google’s June 2019 broad core algorithm update and its updated quality rater guidelines has resulted in: Greater visibility for high-quality, objective health news and information sites Higher Google-directed… Read More »