The FDA Doesn’t Care About Health Apps, So the Courts Stepped Up | collaboration |
Last week, the New York Attorney General's office settled lawsuits forcing three app developers to stop promising health-tech miracles.

These apps aren’t offering diagnoses, but they do give users an impression about their health. And for the most part, the FDA lets these apps run wild, not requiring them to go through any rigorous vetting process to ensure they are both safe and effective.