How drug companies will mine your genes

by jeeg 13. January 2015 00:45
  Imagine a world where genetic sequencing is free, like Gmail. That’s where we’re headed. Genetic data is going the way the rest of our data has gone on the web. Companies will mine it, repackage it, and find a way to make money off it. For eight years, personal ... [More]

CVS Pharmacy Sued for Violating Patient Privacy

by jeeg 5. October 2010 23:26
CVS Pharmacy is being sued for violating HIPAA, a federal law designed to safeguard patients' personal and identifiable information. Six other pharmacies in the state of Texas have filed a lawsuit against CVS Caremark, the parent company of CVS Pharmacy, alleging that the company does not hav... [More]
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