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New Healthcare Group Aims to Fight Social Media Misinformation

There is a lot of junk science online that requires debunking

It’s easier than ever to run into junk science online, and that often leads to a lot of misinformation, particularly in the health field.

But a new group hopes to ensure the public knows where to go for verifiable info.

The Association for Healthcare Social Media (AHSM), a newly formed 501(c)(3) nonprofit group, hopes to help clear the air on the public health front. The group is led by Austin Chiang, a Harvard-trained gastro-enterologist who, fittingly, has a large social media following. His Instagram and Twitter accounts are generally quite full of public health messages.

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