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WashU Study: Who Says What to Whom About #childhoodobesity on Twitter?

Tweeting about childhood obesity tends to focus on individual behavior, and tweeters on the subject who are from the government and education sectors are more likely to be followed, according to a new study from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis. Researchers analyzed 1,110 tweets from 576 unique tweeters who used the hashtag #childhoodobesity in June 2013.