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Social Media and Public Health: Using Facebook to monitor obesity prevalence

In my second year working at Johnson & Johnson as a graduate fellow, I embraced an opportunity to be a member of the company’s newly formed social media team. I explored using digital media technologies and social media programs to directly engage patients and caregivers online. These explorations revealed to me how digital and social […]

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Commonsense Diet: How many more things do we have to avoid to be healthier

I had my first cultural shock in this country in a supermarket. For the first time, I saw so many types of milk and yogurt. I had no idea what “1%” and “2%” meant on milk boxes. I also had a hard time understanding how come the country has 35.7% obesity rate when there are […]

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