Items Tagged ‘Mayoclinic.com’

April 1, 2010 · Leave a Comment

Sex Ed and the Internet

By Mystery User

If your teen Googles “sexually transmitted disease” or “birth control,” odds are she’ll find outdated Web pages not targeted to teens that may be riddled with errors and omissions—even on reputable, highly trafficked sites like WebMD and mayoclinic.com, say Stanford University researchers.   Good Housekeeping, by Laura Hahn,3/31/2010

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March 26, 2010 · Leave a Comment

Top Most Popular Health And Medical Information Websites

By Mystery User

1) WebMD.com….2) Yahoo! Health…3) MedicineNet.com…   4) MayoClinic.com – The Web site offers more ways to get information — search by symptom, procedure, disease or condition, with convenient tabs on every page for quick links to comprehensive resources about specific health conditions. Backed by the expertise of Mayo Clinic, MayoClinic.com provides the peace of mind […]

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December 3, 2009 · Leave a Comment

What are the 21 most popular health information websites?

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

Eighty percent of American internet users, or some 113 million adults, have searched for health information on the internet…   But only 15% of health seekers actually check the source and date of the health information to see who else has validated the information and whether the sites are reliable, credible, and accurate…   A […]

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September 1, 2009 · Leave a Comment

Finding reliable health info online

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

If you regularly turn to a search engine to find out whether, say, you should put ice on a twisted ankle, you’re far from alone.   Sixty-one percent of American adults seek out health advice online…   Other Health Web Sites You Can Trust…   Mayo Clinic, mayoclinic.com.   The clinic describes itself as “the […]

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August 28, 2009 · Leave a Comment

Google Answers Your Health Questions With Health OneBox

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

Google launched Google Health back in February 2008. Today, Google is integrating Google Health content into the search results via the classic OneBox section of the page. You should be able to see the Google Health OneBox for medical related searches, such as for [asthma] or [diabetes].   Google provides a quick definition of the […]

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August 13, 2009 · Leave a Comment

HealthVault’s George Scriban talks wireless health

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

Mobihealthnews recently caught up with HealthVault’s Senior Global Strategist George Scriban to discuss how HealthVault fits into the wireless health discussion… Since it is a platform it has these interfaces that allow third parties like the Mayo Clinic, American Heart Association, American Cancer Society and a number of other third party solutions providers to deliver […]

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August 12, 2009 · Leave a Comment

Dot-Com Diagnosis: How to Use the Internet to Get the Best Health Advice (Without Totally Freaking Yourself Out)

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

It starts innocently. The big toe on your right foot doesn’t feel quite right—it’s kind of numb, a little tingly. Maybe I just tied my running shoes too tight at the gym, you think. It’s probably nothing. But you’re curious. So soon you’re typing “numbness” and “tingly toe” into a search engine. And in no […]

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Tags: internet, Mayoclinic.com, search engine


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