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Submission + - FDA to scrutinize mobile medical apps (

mikejuk writes: It looks like "first do no harm" is coming to an app near you.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is seeking input on its proposed oversight of some health-related mobile phone apps. It it is almost too easy to create an app that aims to help people detect or manage some condition or other — but should programmers play the roll of doctor even in seemingly harmless areas.

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FDA to scrutinize mobile medical apps

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Use the Force, Luke.