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HP 3080 Health Communication Strategies: Home

Resources in the BGSU Libraries and on the Internet to assist in identifying and evaluating consumer health information.

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This resource guide pulls together a variety of sources you may want to use if you're searching for consumer health information.  It also provides links to resources for evaluating Web sites. Want to know where to start your research?  Click on the appropriate tabs above. 

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Library Exercise

Read this brief news piece from Fox Toledo!

OMG!  I hike in the woods all the time! How can I tell whether I have Lyme Disease now?  How should I protect myself? 

  • What are my information needs?
  • Where should I look?
  • How should I search for?
  • Is the information credible?

What Search Engine do you use first?

What Search Engine do you use first?
Google: 17 votes (85%)
Yahoo: 1 votes (5%)
Bing: 2 votes (10%)
blekko: 0 votes (0%)
Other: 0 votes (0%)
Total Votes: 20