Should mental health professionals use Facebook to find young people at risk of depression?
Health happens everywhere. Today in the Daily Briefing get new perspectives on how mental health professionals and surgeons are using social media, a new way to think about the contraception debate and an explainer video on "webidemiology."
Facebook Drama: Jan Hoffman in The New York Times reports on the research and difficult questions surrounding mental health in social media.
Immaculate Contraception: Ben Steil, director of international economics at the Council on Foreign Relations, says that thinking about the debate over the Obama Administration's free contraception mandate is about freedom of religion obscures the deeper questions about health care econmics.
Children in High Poverty: An Annie E. Casey Foundation report says that nearly 8 million children in America live in areas of high poverty, up 25 percent in the last decade.
My Tweeting Heart: Mashable points us to a Twitter stream that takes us through a live open-heart surgery.
Webidemiology: NPR's Adam Cole explains how disease outbreaks can be tracked online.
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