January 27, 2014
Pioneering Ideas Blog
If negative behaviors such as smoking or overeating can be socially contagious and spread from person to person, then why can’t healthy behaviors be made contagious and spread the same way? Daniel Zoughbie of Microclinic International explains.
July 8, 2014
There is a communication gap between what researchers say about health reform, and what policy that’s advanced. To close the gap, social media could play a powerful role to promote policies informed by evidence.
June 2, 2014
Companies that collect personal health data captured through wearable devices, smartphone apps, and social media will work with researchers in an effort to find patterns and trends that can produce new and transformative knowledge about health.
October 1, 2013
Public health today has a rare opportunity to advance social, physical, economic, and environmental structures in a way that promotes health in its broadest sense.
April 9, 2014
Online data is a rich source for examining epidemics and patterns across the globe. Using information from Twitter, researchers examined local network structures and its impact on the contagious spread of information globally.
April 4, 2014
Program Results Report
Prevention Institute analyzed the "landscape of prevention" and engaged partners within and outside the health sector to advance momentum for community prevention and align local, state, and national efforts to improve health.