Tips for Finding Reliable Health Information Online | Health Care Social Media And Digital Health | Scoop.it

Finding accurate, reliable, and current health information online can be difficult and overwhelming. The Internet has a wealth of health information—some information is true and accurate, and some is not.

Here are a few things to keep in mind when visiting a website:

Websites should have a way to contact the organization or webmaster. If the site provides no contact information or it is not clear who runs the site, use caution.Beware of claims that offer one cure for a variety of illnesses, like a breakthrough or secret ingredient.Look for latest findings from research, not an individual’s opinion.And, always remember to write down questions to bring to doctor visits.

 

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