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Turns out that many Americans may be far more willing to share their personal medical data with outsiders than they are their purchasing or social media activity. And even though most are okay with having their medical information maintained online and shared, only about half have ever viewed it themselves.

Dan Cook

Dan Cook is a journalist and communications consultant based in Portland, OR. During his journalism career he has been a reporter and editor for a variety of media companies, including American Lawyer Media, BusinessWeek, Newhouse Newspapers, Knight-Ridder, Time Inc., and Reuters. He specializes in health care and insurance related coverage for BenefitsPRO.

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