Scraping Reddit for Healthcare Information

Sadrach Pierre, Ph.D.
3 min readNov 21, 2019
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In this post, we will be using a python package called PRAW to scrape Reddit for healthcare information. A basic knowledge of python syntax is required.

First, install PRAW:

pip install praw

Next, you need to register an application of the appropriate type here:

Sadrach Pierre, Ph.D.

Writer for Built In & Towards Data Science. Cornell University Ph. D. in Chemical Physics.