Tag Archives: Google

Virginia Rolls Out First U.S. Covid-19 Tracing App Using Apple And Google Technology

TOPLINE Virginia launched a free Covid-19 contact-tracing app Wednesday, becoming the first state to use technology Apple and Google created in May to aid in the response to the pandemic — the launch comes as public health officials have criticized the Trump administration’s objections to creating national standards for testing and contact tracing, leaving it… Read More »

Google will guide users to virtual doctor’s visits through Search and Maps

A doctor stands in front of two 3D-reconstructed lung models of a newly diagnosed coronavirus pneumonia patient during a 5G long-distance consultation at the First Affiliated Hospital of Kunming Medical University on March 2, 2020 in Kunming, Yunnan Province of China. Kang Ping | China News Service | Getty Images Google wants to make it… Read More »

Google blasted for ads of 'potentially lethal' cancer remedy

Campaigners have criticised Google for running adverts for a “potentially lethal” medicine that is being targeted at cancer sufferers. A ‘natural’ remedy called Miracle Mineral Solution, which is advertised to cure cancer, Aids, autism and – according to the manufacturers – “basically anything”, is being advertised on Google ads that pop up on the computers… Read More »

Senators press Google on handling of health data for millions of Americans

Three U.S. senators are demanding that Google account for the company’s reported efforts to obtain the health records of millions of Americans without their awareness or consent. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Bill Cassidy (R-La.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) wrote a letter to Google this week in response to a Wall Street Journal piece published earlier… Read More »

René Favaloro: Heart surgery pioneer celebrated in Google doodle

Argentinian surgeon René Favaloro pioneered heart bypass surgery in the 1960s, extending the lives of millions who suffer from coronary artery blockages Health 12 July 2019 Dr René Favaloro By Sam Wong Argentinian surgeon René Favaloro, who features in today’s Google doodle, pioneered coronary artery bypass surgery, a technique used to restore blood flow to… Read More »