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Predictive Prevention: Can social networks improve social science?

Facebook's study on emotions ignited a flurry of criticism. But were the Facebook users involved really unsuspecting? Sacrificing a little privacy for answers to social science and health questions isn't a terrible tradeoff. Companies just need to communicate better.

Chicken Pox Vaccine Nearly Eliminates Childhood Deaths from the Disease

A vaccine success story, making money of Medicare patients, cholera on the rise in Haiti and more from our Daily Briefing.

The Markingson Files: Can pressure to recruit patients subvert a clinical trial?

Bioethicist and writer Carl Elliott used many documents to piece together the story of how a research team desperate for patients helped create a pipeline for clinical trial participants by setting up a psychiatric ward. Here's how he did it.

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Reporting on Underserved Communities



How can journalists and foundations collaborate to deepen and improve reporting on underserved communities? Our USC Annenberg School of Journalism program in collaboration with The California Endowment, the Wyncote Foundation and Media Impact Funders, convened 75 leaders from both fields.

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