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The Savvy Patient - Don’t Get Caught in a Web of Bad Advice

Determine a site’s credibility before swallowing its medical claims

In this week’s installment of The San Diego Union-Tribune’s “Savvy Patient” column, Scripps Health provides insight about searching online for credible health information.


More than eight out of 10 Internet users have looked online for health information, according to the Pew Research Center. Some websites offer a treasure trove of useful health information, but others may contain inaccurate, unproven or even dangerous medical advice.


Read the full article for more: Don’t get caught in a web of bad advice


Media Contact: Rachel Lichterman

Phone: 858-678-7348

E-mail: lichterman.rachel@scrippshealth.org