Most People Search the Web for Medical Information, But Is That Info Accurate?

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You’re part of the global majority.  A new study out of the London School for Economics finds that 81% of people across the world who have internet access use the Web to research health information.

While this study’s researchers are glad that people are using technology to inform themselves about health issues, they do wave a flag of caution.  Study authors are concerned that only one quarter of questionnaire responders say that they check the sources of the medical facts that they find online.  Source: Medscape

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