I’m taking my son to a new doctor today, and filled out the check-in forms online. I thought these two provisions about the release of health records were interesting. Because zombies?

NATIONAL SECURITY AND INTELLIGENCE ACTIVITIES: We may release your health information to authorized federal officials for lawful intelligence, counterintelligence and other national security activities authorized by law.

PROTECTIVE SERVICES FOR THE PRESIDENT AND OTHERS: We may disclose your health information to authorized federal officials so they may provide protection to the President, other authorized persons or foreign heads of state or for the conduct of special investigations.