From Snake Oil to Penicillin: Consumer Health Information on the Internet
Jo-Ann Benedetti, MLS, Medical Librarian, Langeloth Center for Convalescent Care, Crandell Public Library, Glens Falls, NY
Health information on the Internet ranges from the reliable to the ridiculous. It is often hard to sort out the good from the bad, both for ourselves and for the consumers with whom we come in contact. This program will provide some tips for evaluating websites, and give the viewer some peer-reviewed, reliable sites to use when looking for health-related information.
Satellite broadcast originally aired December 19, 2002.