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Here's how to find several of the organizations and groups mentioned in these stories:

Websites:

■ Palo Alto Medical Foundation: pamf.org, with links to its Facebook, Twitter and YouTube pages

■ Stanford Hospital & Clinics: stanfordhospital.org, with links to Facebook, Twitter and YouTube

■ VA Palo Alto Health Care System: www.paloalto.va.gov, with links to Facebook, Twitter and YouTube

■ Stanford Moyamoya Center: neurosurgery.stanford.edu/moyamoya/, with a link to Facebook

■ Health Care Social Media Silicon Valley: www.facebook.com/home.php#!/hcsmSV

Twitter communities:

People who tweet about particular health issues or take part in Twitter chats often include a hashtag (hash mark followed by a few letters), which you can then search for. Health-related hashtags include: #hcsm (health care and social media), #hpm (hospice and palliative care) and #dsma (diabetes).

— Rebecca Wallace

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