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Google and IBM have teamed up to improve online medical record-keeping, reports the Wall Street Journal. Using IBM's software, consumers can migrate their medical data into a personal record at Google Health and other software can transfer the data from there to electronic medical records kept by health care companies or primary care physicians. IBM's software would also allow users to update their records with daily blood pressure or glucose level readings.

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