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Facebook Wants Your Medical Data, but Isn’t Legally Obligated to Protect It

The company promises its Preventive Health tool is private. Should users trust it?

Using information I handed over 14 years ago, Facebook just recommended that I get a flu shot, a cholesterol test, a blood pressure test, and a Pap smear.



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Emily Mullin

Former staff writer at Medium, where I covered biotech, genetics, and Covid-19 for OneZero, Future Human, Elemental, and the Coronavirus Blog.