Health 2.0 News: Facebook Privacy and Google Flu Trends

Google Flu Trends is not as accurate at estimating rates of laboratory-confirmed influenza as CDC national surveillance programs, according to a new study from the University of Washington.

  • PolySpell and ChemSpell: It is an advanced spelling correction system (works well with medical, chemical and scientific words as well).
  • Nathan Myhrvold: Could this laser zap malaria? (TED Talk)
  • Medting, the clinical case collection site just went through a major redesign.