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by Tim Sohn
Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. Using Twitter To Track Down Heart Disease (The Huffington Post) Why does one community have higher levels of heart disease than another? Measuring such things is tough, but newly published research reports telling indicators can be found in bursts of 140 characters or less.Read the full article

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