TITLE

On-line medicine

AUTHOR(S)
Silberner, Joanne
PUB. DATE
October 1992
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;10/5/92, Vol. 113 Issue 13, p87
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Explores a number of on-line services and bulletin boards dedicated to medical information that consumers with a computer, communications software and a modem can access for up-to-date medical treatments and the latest research on a particular condition. Seniornet, a network aimed at older people; The on-line CompuServe; New Parents Network; Medline, the National Library of Medicine's database; Costs; Evaluating information. INSET: What you'll need to hook up..
ACCESSION #
9210051613

 

Related Articles

  • CompuServe chases Prodigy with rates, ads. Radding, A.; Spethmann, B. // Advertising Age;2/24/1992, Vol. 63 Issue 8, p29 

    Announces on-line information services will heat up next month when CompuServe breaks new advertising following its change to flat-rate pricing similar to that of Prodigy Services Co. Overcome user reluctance and brand awareness problems; Bundles access to about 30 on-line services; What the...

  • Shop, play, talk, learn on-line. Haverstock, M. // Boys' Life;Oct91, Vol. 81 Issue 10, p10 

    Examines what is provided by on-line computer services. Prodigy; GEnie; CompuServe; Cost; Where to get more information.

  • Toll-free information.  // Consumers' Research Magazine;Jan1993, Vol. 76 Issue 1, p2 

    Presents several toll-free numbers to call to receive free information. Indoor Air Quality Information Clearinghouse; Consumer Nutrition Hotline; Seafood hotline; Contact points.

  • Tollfree hotlines to health: Experts answer your nutrition questions. Zupke, Mary Payne // Environmental Nutrition;Jul92, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p2 

    Provides a sampling of the hotlines that may answer your questions about healthy eating. American Institute for Cancer Research; The American Seafood Institute; Gerber; National Cancer Institute; Each listing provides phone number and hours during which information is available; More.

  • ACTIS responds to calls.  // FDA Consumer;Mar1991, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p7 

    Reports that since opening in May, 1989, the AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service (ACTIS) has helped more than 36,000 callers through its computer data base of hundreds of clinical studies.

  • Subterfuge award.  // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);6/6/94, Vol. 41 Issue 23, p1 

    Reports that Nassau County, Long Island took one month to provide information requested by the Long Island Business News.

  • Directory of elected officials.  // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);3/25/96 Supplement Almanac, Vol. 43 Issue 13, p6 

    Presents information of elected officials in Nassau County and Suffolk County in New York. County executive; Governor; Senators; Assembly officials; Congressman; Legislators; Comptroller; County clerk; Sheriff.

  • 800 numbers abound for health consumers.  // Public Health Reports;May/Jun93, Vol. 108 Issue 3, p414 

    Lists the most popular 800 numbers providing health-related information, according to the Public Health Service. National AIDS Hotline; American Council on Alcoholism; Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association; National Association for Sickle Cell Disease; American SIDS (Sudden...

  • Current awareness in the law: Legal periodical information. Ebbinghouse, Carol // Searcher;Jan97, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p49 

    Presents information on keeping legal information current on computer systems. Information on law-related awareness sources; Use of tables of content-based services (TOC); Cheaper means of legal awareness information.

  • Legal information services.  // Reporter;Sep98, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p34 

    Presents information on the protection of legal information services. Debate over the security of information networks at the US Air Force facility; Measures used by the Air Force to protect its information services; Reference to the implementation of a communications security process called...

Share

Read the Article

Other Topics