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Volume 2013, Article ID 465161, 5 pages
Research Article

Adverse Health Effects and Unhealthy Behaviors among Medical Students Using Facebook

1Department of Community Medicine, International Medical University (IMU), No. 126 Jalan Jalil Perkasa 19, 57000 Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2International Medical School, Management and Science University (MSU), University Drive, Off Persiaran Olahraga, Section 13, 40100 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
3Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia, Main Campus, Jalan Sarjana 1, Kota Ilmu, Educity@Iskandar, 79200 Nusajaya, Johor, Malaysia

Received 30 August 2013; Accepted 8 October 2013

Academic Editors: J. A. Gilmour and J. Merrick

Copyright © 2013 Sami Abdo Radman Al-Dubai et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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