Did you make a resolution to improve your health in 2015? The Internet can be a good place to help with those goals, but how do you know which sites or resources to trust? This page from MedlinePlus offers links to a variety of websites, ranging from general advice to more specific topics, all of which can help you find reliable health information online. You can also sign up to receive email alerts when the page is updated with new links or information.
If you’re looking for a quick overview of the basics, try this Guide to Healthy Web Surfing. This page lists the major factors to consider when looking at health-related websites in an easy-to-read, bulleted format.
Don't forget that you can also find lots of reliable health information in our two health databases: Consumer Health Complete and Health Source-Consumer Edition. You just need your library card number or user name and password to login from home.
Blog entry written by Heather Murray, Reference Librarian