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Looking for health information on the Internet is a common practice but discerning reliable, well-founded health information from misleading or false claims is not always as easy as it sounds. This research guide will point you to some online resources for reliable information from trustworthy sources and will give you the tools needed to make sound judgements about the websites that you find online. Nonetheless, remember that your health care professional is best equipped to make diagnoses and recommend treatments!
The CRAAP test in the box to the right is a handy tool for evaluating websites that you may come across in a Google search. Consider all of the points together to judge the reliability of the site.