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Pharmas are cool with YouTube but fear Twitter

Pharmas are cool with YouTube but fear Twitter

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Among social media channels, healthcare execs are most comfortable with YouTube and least comfortable with Twitter, a survey suggests.

YouTube's Channels reboot gives pharmas pause

YouTube's Channels reboot gives pharmas pause

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Google's latest YouTube update aims to make its Channels more social, and even as the company has given its pharma clients an extra month to hold on to their old page designs, the new format is inspiring anxiety among drug firms and medical agencies.

BI, Pfizer find new way to reach COPD patients

BI, Pfizer find new way to reach COPD patients

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The drugmakers bring in a life coach to help COPD patients cope.

Consumers getting comfortable with social media as a health resource

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Around a third of US adults use social media as a health resource, according to a survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers - whether seeking out medical info, sharing symptoms and experiences or rating drugs, devices, doctors, hospitals and health plans.

Everyday Health puts YouTube on a diet

Everyday Health puts YouTube on a diet

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A bottomless hunger for health video among consumers is behind Everyday Health's YouTube channel roll out, said the portal.

Industry group releases digital best practices

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Weary of FDA foot-dragging on digital and social media guidance for pharmas, a group of 60-some industry digerati have put together guidelines of their own.

EMD Serono brings back "Birds & Bees" infertility effort

EMD Serono brings back "Birds & Bees" infertility effort

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EMD Serono refreshed its "Birds & Bees" fertility issues awareness campaign with a Facebook page and a music video.

Lilly refreshes patient ed portal, launching YouTube channel

Lilly refreshes patient ed portal, launching YouTube channel

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Eli Lilly & Co. refreshed its Lilly for Better Health program with a multichannel platform and a YouTube channel.

Sanofi-Aventis builds out diabetes social media presence

Sanofi-Aventis builds out diabetes social media presence

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Sanofi-Aventis US is expanding its social media footprint with a new "Discuss Diabetes" blog and a "WhyInsulin" YouTube channel.

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