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Jun 6, 2013Susannah Fox
Highlights of the Pew Internet Project’s research related to health and health care.
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Eight in ten internet users have looked online for health information. Read a summary of Pew Internet's health research.
Apr 23, 2013Susannah Fox
With diagnosis errors in the news, is it any wonder that 35% of U.S. adults go online to get a jump on it before they see a clinician?
Apr 15, 2013Susannah Fox
One of the recurring themes of my work is to remind people that today is just a moment in time, that things will change -- that things have changed even if you personally can't see it yet.
Apr 8, 2013Susannah Fox
New analysis compares veterans of the U.S. military with non-veterans, revealing differences in internet access and interest in certain health topics.
More in: Health, Digital Divide, Government
Matthew Kronsberg, Wall Street Journal
Apr 6, 2013
As health-tracking gadgets get less expensive and better looking, more people are jumping on board. The Pew Research Center estimates that nearly 70% of adult Americans now track some aspect of their health or that of a loved one, whether using an ol...
Mar 20, 2013Susannah Fox
New demographic tables for the "Tracking for Health" study: who tracks what, how and how often, and what impact it has on their lives.
Elise Hu, NPR
Mar 12, 2013
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Technology has made it easier than ever to track your activity levels, your sleep cycles, how you spend your time, and more. The self-trackers who near-obsessively capture and analyze their own data are part of a gr...
Mar 11, 2013Joanna Brenner
All of our topic-specific research "tip sheets" in one place.
More in: Social Networking, Mobile, Health, Politics, Teens, Broadband
Jen Mystkowski, Chicago Tribune
Mar 6, 2013
We've sifted through many of the reports that have surfaced in the last month or so and taken a closer look. Below is a sampling of interesting nuggets found therein, each shining some light on life, death and the time in between.
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Feb 25, 2013Susannah Fox
An estimate of how many people go online to seek a doctor's opinion about something, such as on an "ask a doctor" site (hint: a fraction of a subgroup).
Feb 19, 2013Susannah Fox
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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.