Should your doctors be allowed to look at your credit card purchases, in order to have a better picture of your health? Some people think so! In fact, hospitals in North and South Carolina are already compiling and sharing their patients' purchase histories, so doctors can head off future medical issues like emphysema and diabetes.
In this brief — yet lively — video, our experts discuss if this is out-of-bounds invasive, or a great way to be healthier.
What about you, readers? Tell us what you think about doctors seeing your purchase history, in the comments below!
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