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C.B., D.S.W., P.W. and J.A.H. are employed by PatientsLikeMe and hold stock options in the company. As cofounder, J.A.H. is a significant stockholder. J.S.B. is married to C.B., an employee of the company.

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Brownstein, C., Brownstein, J., Williams, D. et al. The power of social networking in medicine. Nat Biotechnol 27, 888–890 (2009).

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