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Google agrees to revamp its healthcare-related advertising after Canadian regulators said the company violated privacy laws by targeting users who searched for medical information.

Internet and technology giant Google agreed to overhaul its healthcare-related advertising practices after Canadian regulators accused the company of violating privacy laws by using search histories to target users with healthcare-related ads.

Canada's Office of the Privacy Commissioner launched an investigation into Google after a search engine user reported that he received targeted ads for healthcare services after he searched for information on sleep apnea treatments.

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