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Trending this week on social media: Fast food, research, antibiotic resistance

The nation tweets about National Fast Food Day and Get Smart About Antibiotics Week.


Editor’s note: This is the first edition of a series of articles sharing the health topics people are talking about on social networks.

National Fast Food Day

Nov. 16, 2016, has been deemed “National Fast Food Day.” These tweets addressed the health implications of such a day:

OU-HCOM student research

In the osteopathic world, several students from the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine at Athens were recognized on Twitter for presenting their research at the North American Primary Care Research Group’s 2016 meeting in Colorado.

Get Smart Week: Antibiotic stewardship

This week is also Get Smart Week, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention initiative to raise awareness of antibiotic stewardship.

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