Mobile health apps have exploded on the market and are revolutionizing our personal health choices and health care information.
Can one health app “bring clarity to the cacophonous internet ecosystem of health information” as stated by Google in introducing their new app? We’ll see.
A challenge Google and any such effort faces is that medical research keeps changing its mind. Under intense scrutiny right now around the world is not just misleading health information, but also some aspects of the approach this industry currently takes to research and published findings, especially those areas where there are clear conflicts of interest.
The reliability of any health application is a serious matter when we need to make well-informed decisions.
With conflicting reports and rapidly changing data, is there any resource for making wise decisions about our health that does not change with the influx of new information or research or technology?Continue Reading