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Celebrity deaths

The deaths of well-known people offer an opportunity to educate the general public about disease detection and prevention, a study suggests. [s]Medicinenet[/s] reports that researchers surveyed 1,400 American men and women after Apple co-founder Steve Jobs died of pancreatic cancer in 2011 and learned that more than one-third of them sought information about his cause of death or information about cancer in general soon after his death. Study reported in the [s]Journal of Health Communication[/s].

[link url=http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=178078]– Medicinenet[/link]
[link url=http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24716627]– Journal of Health Communication abstract[/link]

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