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Regulators take aim at medical privacy violations
California Watch

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger was among the celebrity victims of medical record privacy breaches when a UCLA researcher peered into his patient file in 2003, court records show. Whether he knew about it or not was unclear as of press time Thursday. But true to action hero form, Schwarzenegger leveled the forces of good and evil by signing two laws addressing the problem in 2008. Both carry harsh penalties for health workers who snoop and health facilities that enable them.

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