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John Holmes, Wall Street Journal, Social Media Data

  • Wednesday, 18 April 2012

Message boards and Twitter feeds are providing epidemiologists new insights into things like what breast-cancer and prostate-cancer patients are saying and doing with herbal and nutritional supplements, says LDI Senior Fellow John Holmes in a Wall Street Journal article. The associate professor of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at Penn's Perelman School of Medicine is investigating social media streams as sources of potentially useful behavioral data.

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