Evaluating Health Information

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Evaluating Internet Health Information: A Tutorial

This MedlinePlus resource helps you learn how to evaluate online health information, and offers a downloadable checklist of criteria for use when you search for health information

Behind the Headlines

This resource from the U.K.’s National Health Service looks at recent health news stories and evaluates whether they accurately report what the researchers really found.

Understanding Health Research

This site will guide you through a series of questions to help you to review and interpret a published health research paper. It also offers introductions to some important concepts and skills (such as correlation and causation) that you may find useful when making sense of health research.