News tagged with public health

Are your tweets feeling well?

In the future, public health workers could monitor trends on social media to quickly identify a rise of influenza, depression or other health issues in a specific area, thanks to research at the Department of Energy's Pacific ...

dateAug 14, 2017 in Social Sciences
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Detecting dangers with crowdsourcing

By the time officials in Flint, Mich., declared a state of emergency in response dangerously high levels of lead in the city's drinking water in mid-December of 2015, residents had been complaining to each other about discolored ...

dateJul 18, 2017 in Computer Sciences
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