Good health information hard to find online

Gunsauley, Craig
January 2000
Employee Benefit News;Jan2000, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p21
Presents several health-related Web sites. Why the explosion of consumer health information resources on the Internet can be confusing to surfers; Response of the American Medical Association to doctors' complaints; Percentage of health Web sites that are unreliable; Information on Web sites http://drkoop.com, http://my.webmd.com and http://intelihealth.com.


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