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Social Media Data Could Boost Population Health Research, Study FindsReporting Technology’s Impact on Healthcare

Posted Apr 26 2013 12:00am

According to a recent study, data from social networking websites could help researchers assess population health factors, such as obesity. The study found links between Facebook users’ interests and rates of obesity in the surrounding area. FierceHealthIT et al. from iHealthBeat http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Ihealthbeat/~3/Rb64nQODUAs/social-media-data-could-boost-population-health-research-study-finds.aspx

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