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Social networks: a tool to promote best practices

  Previously I have written about the power of social networks to affect health status – and the importance of factoring that in to any bchaviour change effort.     But of course, social networks don’t just affect health status, they affect everything – your career, your choice of life partner, where you live…actually everything. […]

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The Fun and Games of Social Networks. A Review of Connected: The Amazing Power of Social Networks and How they Shape Our Lives

Christakis and Fowler have written a book (actually, a while ago, it was published in 2010) compiling available research on the power of social networks. I started reading this book a few weeks ago and have become completely evangelical about it ever since. It’s tone is excitable, and the enthusiasm is contagious. A few times […]

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