For Health Consumers: "Top Ten" Most Useful Websites
The Medical Library Association finds the following web sites particularly useful (sites are listed in alphabetical, NOT ranked, order):
The Consumer and Patient Health Information Section (CAPHIS) of MLA evaluates websites based on the following criteria: credibility, sponsorship/authorship, content, audience, currency, disclosure, purpose, links, design, interactivity, and disclaimers.
Need more information? Try asking a medical librarian (note that not all medical libraries are open to the public). Call your local hospital, health care center, medical school, or search in the Health Library Directory from MedlinePlus, a service of the US National Library of Medicine.
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Last Updated: 2013 August 30