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Nov 26, 2013Susannah Fox, Maeve Duggan
A portrait of the 45% of U.S. adults living with chronic health conditions
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Eight in ten internet users have looked online for health information. Read a summary of Pew Internet's health research.
Mar 5, 2009Susannah Fox
An ABCNews.com story quotes Pew Internet's research about how many people look online for information about doctors and hospitals.
Feb 24, 2009Susannah Fox
Medpedia launched this week, prompting questions from many corners about how it fits in to the current realities of the health care world.
Feb 11, 2009Susannah Fox
One in ten Americans is living with a rare disorder. The internet can be a vital source of information for people who may never have otherwise met someone else with their disease or condition.
Dec 1, 2008
This data set contains questions about the internet and health care. It was used in our reports "The Social Life of Health Information" and "Chronic Disease and the Internet".
Nov 26, 2008Susannah Fox
Last month, the Connected Health Symposium at Harvard Medical School saw a first: a full-length case study in participatory medicine, described concurrently by both the patient and his physician.
Nov 12, 2008Susannah Fox
Hunter Gatewood likens early adopters to "happy dogs in a pile of sticks" and says that in order to spread change you need to recruit the "hesitant cat, waiting to see what works."
More in: Health, New Media Ecology
Oct 30, 2008Susannah Fox
I presented our latest data on social media and health to the Center for Connected Health's 2008 Symposium in Boston.
More in: Health, Web 2.0
Oct 27, 2008Susannah Fox
The internet has changed people's expectations of their relationship with health professionals. One possible next step is the concept of participatory medicine.
More in: Health, Web 2.0, New Media Ecology
Oct 1, 2008Susannah Fox
The New York Times quoted our data in an article entitled Logging On for a Second (or Third) Opinion. We happen to be preparing our next health survey and would like to crowdsource some of the ...
Sep 15, 2008Susannah Fox
The National Institutes of Health recently gathered a group of consumers and people who study them to discuss how to "chart the next course for NIH communications."
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of cell owners have slept with their phone next to their bed because they wanted to make sure they didn’t miss any calls, text messages, or other updates during the night.
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.