Sunday December 24, 2017

Apple Is Autocorrecting the Names of Medications Now

Users on Twitter are reporting that Apple’s spellcheck is changing the names of medications, which, they say, could have deadly consequences: [Dear apple - your OS has a global spellcheck that autocorrects names of medications to names of different medications, eg "duloxetine" to "fluoxetine", without telling the user. Some clinics inexplicably continue to use MacBooks. Please fix this before someone gets hurt.]

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