Because of increased vigilance, it's possible that the hacking of health care records is on decline. Nonetheless, health care data breaches are a source of serious concern. (Photo: iStock)

Cybersecurity experts say that we should be worrying a lot less about guarding our credit card information and focusing a lot more on protecting our health data.

In 2015, only 5.7 million retail records were compromised by hackers, compared to more than 100 million health records, according to recent studies.

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