Tips for savvy medical Web surfing

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Lynnwood
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   Posted 2/21/2008 9:39 PM (GMT -6)   
Folks,

I ran across an excellent and helpful article regarding locating valid medical information online:

www.cnn.com/2008/HEALTH/02/21/ep.web.sites/index.html?imw=Y&iref=mpstoryemail

Enjoy!

okie
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   Posted 2/23/2008 9:34 AM (GMT -6)   

Thanks for the link Lynnwood, Usually when I try to find information I end up more confused than when I started. I did go to a doctor once after I looked up some info on the internet and he told me to quit trying to diagnose myself! I actually wasn't but I wanted to participate in my own health care. I never went back to him again.

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carol


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AlwaysRosie
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   Posted 3/1/2008 2:48 PM (GMT -6)   
GREAT find Lynwood . . . I hope you'll add this to Lupus Resources!!

Blessings!

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suetoo
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   Posted 3/4/2008 10:14 AM (GMT -6)   

Thanks much for sharing such good info. I am a nurse teacher and emailed it to myself at work. I will build it into a lesson plan!

suetoo


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