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Archive for October 19th, 2021

MedlinePlus Tutorial on Evaluating Internet Health Information

MedlinePlus logoMedlinePlus freely provides numerous videos on anatomy and organ systems and how diseases and conditions affect them, as well as videos addressing frequently asked questions about diseases, health conditions and wellness issues.  A video tutorial particularly important for these challenging COVID times is Evaluating Internet Health Information.  The video tutorial provides a list of website review questions, and discusses key aspects of a website’s provider and purpose, information quality, and privacy policy.  The video tutorial is also available as a 3.2 MB PDF document.  MedlinePlus is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine.  MedlinePlus’ mission “is to present high-quality, relevant health and wellness information that is trusted, easy to understand, and free of advertising, in both English and Spanish.”