Top 10 Twitter Accounts to Follow for Medical News and Information

Alex Bettencourt - August 9, 2011

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Many hospitals and clinics have joined the social media revolution, turning to Twitter to dispense information to patients and their families. Individuals living with illness, medical students and those simply interested in lifestyle tips now have access to everything from advice about eating mindfully to health insurance. Here are ten healthcare providers of special interest that deliver the best tweets around.

1. @MayoClinic
Mayo Clinic’s history dates back to the 1800s. Tweets include techniques for managing stress, healthy eating tips, links to their blog and job postings. The clinic also promotes contests like Minnesota’s Brand Madness, which gives fans a chance to vote for the state’s beloved brand.

2. @sanjayguptaCNN
Sanjay Gupta is a neurosurgeon and professor at the Emory University School of Medicine and also CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent. Items of interest include a weekly medical mystery contest and links to his blog posts on CNN Health. He is respected by high-profile individuals like President Obama and Oprah Winfrey. (more…)

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