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At a recent Wall Wednesday, Wall Associate and UBC Journalism Professor, Alfred Hermida, talks about his new book, Tell Everyone, and gives us an insider's view into how the dynamics of social media privilege more grassroots activist voices and negate the forces of institutional elites. Listen to the podcast.
In the United States, there are approximately 795 000 stokes per year, making strokes the fifth leading cause of long-term disability and the fourth leading cause of death. We need better approaches to help these individuals get back to their lives, says Alexander Carter, Peter Wall International Visiting Research Scholar, a neurologist and physician at the University of Washington who works on stroke recovery.
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