Angry, Ugly Tweets bad for the Heart?
remember: correlation does not = cause.
By Derrick Harris Jan. 22, 2015
University of Pennsylvania researchers have found that the words people use on Twitter can help predict the rate of heart disease deaths in the counties where they live. Places where people tweet happier language about happier topics show lower rates of heart disease death when compared with Centers for Disease Control statistics, while places with angry language about negative topics show higher rates.