Uncommon Bold on NPR: Fresh Strategies for Social Media in Medicine

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KQED's brand-new Future of You series is taking a dynamic look at the intersection of technology and health around the world. Covering everything from the Ebola crisis to surgery with robots to the shortage of women executives in digital health startups, the reporting is led by tech journalist Christina Farr.

In our first piece for Future of You, Uncommon Bold looked at nine clever strategies that make use of social media in medicine. What happens when a hospital live broadcasts a brain surgery? Can crowdsourcing solve a 20-year medical mystery? Do angry tweets accurately predict fatal heart attacks? Read about patients, doctors, startups, researchers, and hospitals finding life saving new ways to use social media >