Facebook's controversies now extend to health and medicine issues – STAT

This story first appeared in “Go West,” STAT’s weekly newsletter about West Coast life sciences, health care, and biotech. Sign up here to receive it in your inbox. The Facebook controversies have come to the world of health and medicine. After last year’s scandals involving Cambridge Analytica and Russian trolls, this time the controversies concern anti-vaccine information… Read More »

One Of The Dangers Of Smoking Is Vision Damage

Previous research has shown one of the dangers of smoking excessively is the risk of macular degeneration is doubled as well as yellowing and inflammation of the lens. The results of a current study indicate that smoking 20 cigarettes a day or more can damage vision by reducing ability to discriminate colors and contrasts.[1] Excessive… Read More »

Security expert says don't forget the 'physical side of things' when mapping out your cybersecurity plans

It’s no secret that healthcare is under attack as one of the most marauded industries in the world after gaming and the business/professional sector. Ransomware attacks are up 350 percent, 45 percent of ransomware impacting healthcare is Locky and phishing is the method of choice, responsible for 80 percent of all exploits and 13 percent… Read More »