Twitter users with anti-vaccine opinions are relatively easy to spot if we can measure their misinformation exposure

So...I have been systematically collecting tweets about human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines since October 2013. We now have over two hundred thousand tweets that included keywords related to HPV vaccines, and the first of two pieces of research we have undertaken using these data has just been published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research. It covers 6 … Continue reading Twitter users with anti-vaccine opinions are relatively easy to spot if we can measure their misinformation exposure

Useful Public health information about obesity

When it comes to issues like obesity, with its myriad contextual factors underpinning the causes, it is very useful to look at trustworthy numbers that tell us how much a population-wide intervention is going to cost, how well it’s going to work, and whether or not we’ll end up “in front” so to speak. This … Continue reading Useful Public health information about obesity