Technology has taken step in helping us with our healthcare. We can ask the digital device Alexa for advice if we are worried about our . Alexa is a virtual assistant created by the Amazon.com. It is capable of listening to people and answering their . As well as voice capabilities, Alexa can make to-do lists, play music upon request, and give us the latest news. Now Alexa can answer our health . Amazon has linked up with the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK to add a health advice capability to the . Alexa will be able to search the NHS website for information and find an answer that is agreed on by many health .
Alexa's new health advice capability has been met with a response. The UK Health Secretary said: "Technology like this is a great of how people can access reliable, world-leading advice from the of their home, reducing the on our hardworking doctors and pharmacists." He added: "We want to empower every to take better control of their healthcare." Other people say we need to be careful about trusting the advice of a of software. They say we must go to a human doctor if we have health problems. Other people are concerned about . The group Big Brother Watch is worried about . It said: "It's a data protection waiting to happen."