On February 9, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued the "Mobile Medical Applications: Guidance for Food and Drug Administration Staff" that discussed it's decision to not actively regulate health and wellness apps. This decision, however, does not mean that these medical-related apps will not be regulated.

Data Privacy Attorney Steve Roosa explains how the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will regulate the health and wellness mobile applications, and what impact this will have on companies.

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