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3/28/2012
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Paul Cerrato
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Is That Healthcare Website Making You Sick?

Many healthcare websites provide valuable information that can help prepare you for the next doctor's visit. But some serve up misinformation that just might land you in the hospital. Here's how to tell the difference.
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Evaluating medical websites can be a full-time occupation. Fortunately, there are information professionals who are up to the task. CAPHIS, the Consumer and Patient Health Information Section of the Medical Library Association, puts out a useful list of trustworthy health websites and categorizes them by specialty, including women's and men's health, parenting and kids, drug information, and senior health.

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