Sharecare, a health and wellness social network, has released its rankings of the top 10 social healthmakers covering the hepatitis C virus (HCV), according to a Sharecare statement. The list recognizes informed individuals who are leading online conversations about hep C, providing insights on symptoms, treatment, support and living with HCV. Among those ranked were bloggers Lucinda K. Porter (No. 1), Margaret Dudley (No. 3),  Karen Hoyt (No. 7), Connie Welch (No. 9) and Tim Horn (No. 10). Sharecare created the list using a proprietary algorithm based on 100 individual metrics, quantifying each blogger’s relevance, syndication, presence and reach in the field. Sharecare has previously identified similar healthmakers in weight loss, heart disease, fitness and other areas.
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