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Google Partners With Industry Lapdog to Promote Vaccines

Google, which is neither a governmental agency nor a health organization, is nonetheless acting as such in their latest push to provide “accurate and timely information on COVID-19 vaccines.”1 In a blog post published December 10, 2020, Dr. Karen DeSalvo, Google’s chief health officer, and Kristie Canegallo, the company’s vice president of trust and safety,… 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 »

Google and Big Tech Bought Congress

Taking on Google, the biggest monopoly the world has ever seen, is no small task, but 50 state attorneys general are making the effort, having launched an antitrust investigation in September 20191 that will reportedly be expanded to include Google’s search and Android businesses as well.2 The probe, led by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton,… Read More »

Google snaps up chief medical officer of health device maker AliveCor, weeks after buying Fitbit

Jacqueline Shreibati is moving to Google Health from AliveCor. screenshot, AliveCor Google is scooping up Dr. Jacqueline Shreibati, the chief medical officer for medical wearables start-up AliveCor. She will join the Google Health team, which is run by former health system executive Dr. David Feinberg and reporting to the chief health officer, Dr. Karen DeSalvo… Read More »

Mayo Clinic, Google partner to use AI, patient data to catapult research

Google Cloud and Mayo Clinic are working together to improve patient outcomes, transform clinician experiences, support clinical research and revolutionize healthcare delivery. Google brings its cloud platform and artificial intelligence capabilities, while Mayo brings its clinical expertise and a strategy to advance the diagnosis and treatment of disease. “When selecting a technology partner, Mayo was… Read More »