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Using Social Media to Feel Better

  • August 2nd, 2013 by SEM Contributor
So you’ve got a sore throat. A backache. A weird-looking toenail. What do you do? Until a few years ago, the answer was obvious: you need a doctor to tell you what’s gone wrong and how to treat it. Now, though, more and more patients are taking advantage of medical information online and via social media to find remedies for… Read more

Social Medicine: A Social Network for *Real* People

  • August 15th, 2011 by Ann Smarty
All too often, the social side of illnesses go ignored. As a psoriasis sufferer, I know first-hand how difficult it can be to deal with an illness without that all-essential support from real people who truly understand. As a psoriasis sufferer, I recently launched, a successful and free social networking site for psoriasis sufferers, and was much needed and… Read more

Healthy Living Finds its Way to Social Media with Health Month: The Game

  • October 15th, 2010 by Tisha Tolar
Who doesn’t want to live healthier?  Healthy living has found it’s way into mainstream social media with “health month: the game” – a game that takes the science of changing behaviors and nutrition education to help people improve their health in a fun and sustainable way. When you sign up for the game (free!) at Health Month you’ll create the… Read more