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Nov 4, 2011CNS News
The Internet often provides families like the Leach's unfiltered health information and access to specialists. It also has increasingly become the place where people connect with others who share similar diagnoses, through blogging, Facebook and o...
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Jun 4, 2010Institute of Medicine of the National Academies
The IOM's National Cancer Policy Forum held a workshop October 5-6, 2009, to examine how to improve treatment and accelerate advances in cancer management by applying the concept of a "rapid learning health system"—using advances in IT and impr...
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Mar 24, 2010New York Times
People fighting chronic illnesses are less likely than others to have Internet access, but when compared to people of the same demographic group, they are more likely to blog or participate in online discussions about health problems, according to...
Mar 24, 2010ABC's Ahead of the Curve
Susannah Fox explains the internet access gap -- and the health information gap -- between people living with chronic disease and the rest of the U.S. population. (Having trouble seeing the video below? Read More
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of current Facebook users say that at one time or another in the past they have voluntarily taken a break from using Facebook for a period of several weeks or more.
The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project is one of seven projects that make up the Pew Research Center. The Center is supported by The Pew Charitable Trusts.
The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project is one of seven projects that make up the Pew Research Center. The Center is supported by The Pew Charitable Trust.