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A Random World Is a Fair World [Comment]

J.H. Fowler and N.A. Christakis, "A Random World Is a Fair World," PNAS: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110(7): 2440-2441 (February 2013) doi: 10.1073/pnas.1222674110.

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Rejoinder to Commentaries on ‘Social Contagion Theory [Comment]

N.A. Christakis and J.H. Fowler, "Rejoinder to Commentaries on ‘Social Contagion Theory’ [comment]," Statistics in Medicine, 32(4): 597-599 (February 2013).

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Eurekometrics: Analyzing the Nature of Discovery [Review]

S. Arbesman and N.A. Christakis, "Eurekometrics: Analyzing the Nature of Discovery," PLoS Computational Biology, 7(6): e1002072. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002072 (2011).

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Responsibility and Reflection: Understanding our Responses to Perceived Errors – A Response to Woodward, Lemer, and Wu [Editorial]

M. Collins, S. Block, R. Arnold, and N.A. Christakis, "Responsibility and Reflection: Understanding our Responses to Perceived Errors – A Response to Woodward, Lemer, and Wu," Social Science and Medicine, 69 (9): 1294-1295 (November 2009).

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Indirectly Doing Harm [Column]

N.A. Christakis, "Indirectly Doing Harm," British Medical Journal, 339: 782 (2009).

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The Dynamics of Personal Influence [Note]

N.A. Christakis, "The Dynamics of Personal Influence," Harvard Business Review, 87(2): 31 (2009). 

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Computational Social Science [Note]

D. Lazer, A. Pentland, L. Adamic, S. Aral, A.L. Barabasi, D. Brewer, N.A. Christakis, N. Contractor, J. Fowler, M. Gutmann, T. Jebara, G. King, M. Macy, D. Roy, and M. Van Alstyne, "Computational Social Science," Science, 323: 721-723 (2009).

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The Anthroposphere is Changing [Column]

N.A. Christakis, "The Anthroposphere is Changing [column]," British Medical Journal, 338: 918 (2009). 

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You Make Me Sick! [Column]

N.A. Christakis, "You Make Me Sick!," British Medical Journal, 339: 76 (2009).

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This Allergies Hysteria Is Just Nuts [Column]

N.A. Christakis, "This Allergies Hysteria Is Just Nuts," British Medical Journal, 337: 1384 (2008). 

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Does This Work for You? [Column]

N.A. Christakis, "Does This Work for You?," British Medical Journal, 337: 1025 (2008).

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Valuing the Well Connected [Column]

N.A. Christakis, "Valuing the Well Connected," British Medical Journal, 337: 725 (2008).

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Health Care in a Web [Column]

N.A. Christakis, "Health Care in a Web," British Medical Journal, 336: 1468 (2008).

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What Networks Can Teach Us About Drug Use [Column]

N.A. Christakis, "What Networks Can Teach Us About Drug Use," British Medical Journal, 336: 420 (2008).

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Don’t Just Blame the System [Column]

N.A. Christakis, "Don’t Just Blame the System," British Medical Journal, 336: 747 (2008).

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Medicine Can Change Our Genes [Column]

N.A. Christakis, "Medicine Can Change Our Genes," British Medical Journal, 336:1101 (2008). 

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Too Quietly Into the Night [Column]

N.A. Christakis, "Too Quietly Into the Night," British Medical Journal, 337: 326 (2008).

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The Spread of Obesity in a Social Network [Letter]

N.A. Christakis and J.H. Fowler, "The Spread of Obesity in a Social Network," New England Journal of Medicine, 357 (18): 1867-1868 (2007).

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Mortality After the Hospitalization of a Spouse [Letter]

N.A. Christakis and P.D. Allison, "Mortality After the Hospitalization of a Spouse," New England Journal of Medicine, 354 (20): 2190-2191 (2006).

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The Word as Scalpel: A History of Medical Sociolog [Review]

N.A. Christakis, "The Word as Scalpel: A History of Medical Sociology," American Journal of Sociology, 111(1): 318-319 (2005).

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Prognostic Disclosure [Letter]

E.B. Lamont and N.A. Christakis, "Prognostic Disclosure," Annals of Internal Medicine, 137(5): 368-367 (2002).

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Signs of Death [Editorial]

T.J. Iwashyna and N.A. Christakis, "Signs of Death," Journal of Palliative Medicine, 4(4):451-452 (2001).

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Physicians, Patients, and Prognosis [Editorial]

T.J. Iwashyna and N.A. Christakis, "Physicians, Patients, and Prognosis," Western Journal of Medicine, 174(4):253-254 (2001).

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Medicare Hospice Program [Letter]

N.A. Christakis and J.J. Escarce, "Medicare Hospice Programs," New England Journal of Medicine, 335(25): 1926-1927 (1996). 

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Change from Specialist to Generalist [Letter]

N.A. Christakis, J.A. Jacobs, and C.M. Messikomer, "Change from Specialist to Generalist," Annals of Internal Medicine, 122(8): 636 (1995). 

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Informed Consent in Africa [Letter]

N.A. Christakis and R.C. Fox, "Informed Consent in Africa," New England Journal of Medicine, 327(15): 1101-1102 (1992).

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Textbook of Medical Ethics [Review]

N.A. Christakis, "Textbook of Medical Ethics," Journal of General Internal Medicine, 5(6): 538-539 (1990). 

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