Tweeting Medical Misinformation?

From celebrity gossip to natural disasters, social networking Web sites like Twitter have become powerful tools in the search for information and opinions. But when it comes to medical advice, a new study shows that such sites can be the source of potentially dangerous misinformation for millions of people. A new study in the American Journal of Infection Control shows that over a four-month period in 2009, hundreds of Twitter users posted casual misinformation about antibiotics -- which, in...Full Story
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