You might need permission to record a doctor's appointment and extra permission to share it. That depends on where you live.
The EPA has just adopted a rule that limits what kinds of science regulators can use in setting rules. A scholar explains how this shift could impede his work mapping child lead poisoning.
A project involving tens of millions of patient records poses ethical issues, even though patients could ultimately gain. Here's why privacy concerns are a hurdle.
Unless you take action to remove yourself before October 15, the federal government will make a digital copy of your medical record, store it centrally, and give numerous people access to it.
My Health Record is a step towards empowering patients with greater knowledge about their health – and could help save lives in emergencies.
Many Americans unable to afford health expenses are raising funds through medical crowdfunding. What are the risks?