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Category: Social media


The COVID-19 research news rollercoaster is running again: STAT News + Gilead’s remdesivir


Shining a light on super-spreaders of coronavirus misinformation

2 11/27/2018

Is social media hurting science … and people?

1 7/6/2018

Foundation misleads vulnerable cancer patients with clickbait diet advice


‘Unconscionable’: Cleveland Clinic tweets misleading scans promoting experimental vaccine for incurable brain cancer


Podcast: Doctors who blog


What a little Twitter chat can do to stop #stemcellhype

2 6/21/2017

American Diabetes Association’s Twitter fiasco: Does it matter to patients?

1 4/12/2017

’30 mins apart’: What one TIMEly tweet captures about today’s health news landscape


Podcast: Music video parodies to deliver critical health care messages