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Questions of Public Health

Elad Yom-Tov

in Crowdsourced Health: How What You Do on the Internet Will Improve Medicine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262034500
eISBN:
9780262334808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034500.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Epidemiological research is the cornerstone of public health. Frequently, it begins with a hypothesis, for which data is then collected and the hypothesis is proved or disproved. This chapter ... More


Crowdsourced Health: How What You Do on the Internet Will Improve Medicine

Elad Yom-Tov

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262034500
eISBN:
9780262334808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034500.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book shows how data people leave on the Internet is being employed to answer questions of health and medicine. When we use search engines such as Google or Bing, post messages on social ... More


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