5 Tips for Safe Medical Web Surfing


In short:

  • Find the right search engines such as medlineplus.gov and healthfinder.gov. Sites that end with .edu or .gov are usually more trustworthy. Watch out for commercial websites on health.
  • Find smart bloggers with the same disease
  • Invest in the tutorial of pubmed.gov
  • Read the About me when visiting medical websites and be sure they are doctors.
  • Visit sites from annual meetings, for instance from the American Psychiatric Association

For some more information visit CNN.com/health.

Thanks Lifehacker.com