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Do you trust health information you find online?

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Poll Results: 3,664 votes
83%
It's a good starting point.
 
9%
No, I don't trust it.
 
5%
Other
 
3%
Yes, I diagnose everything online.
 


Read more: 8 out of 10 Web Users Have Looked for Health Info Online




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donna m.
Saturday May 16, 2015, 12:25 AM


depends on the source

Andrea A.
Thursday May 7, 2015, 6:43 AM


It depends on the source

M.N. J.
Sunday May 3, 2015, 1:57 PM


I go to sources that seem fact-based (Mayo Clinic for me; Cornell Veterinary School for pets).

When I hear something "new," whether it is alarming or cheering, I try to find the second, reputable source or study that will back it up.

Andrea A.
Saturday February 14, 2015, 4:31 AM


It depends on the source

Aaron Bouchard
Monday January 26, 2015, 11:00 AM


mostly, gather opinion from reading several articles online

John B.
Monday January 26, 2015, 6:33 AM


It's a good starting point.

Magdalena J.
Monday December 22, 2014, 3:26 AM


Thank you!

Andrea A.
Wednesday October 29, 2014, 6:34 AM


It depends on the source

Andrea A.
Sunday August 31, 2014, 4:45 AM


It depends on the source

Sue H.
Saturday May 10, 2014, 9:10 PM


Good starting point.



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