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James Fowler’s Advice: Don’t Run With The Wrong Crowd

September 23, 2010 1:44 p.m.

You know the flu is contagious. But UCSD social scientist James Fowler would tell you that it is also socially contagious. His research into the flu is one of many studies he's done on how social networks lead to certain behaviors and, in this case, certain illnesses.

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