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Fact-Checking Sources Related to Health Information
Evaluating Health Information
Resources from MedlinePlus on evaluating health information found online.
Evaluating Health Websites
Questions from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine to ask yourself when evaluating online health information.
Finding Good Health Information on the Internet
Seven steps for locating reliable health information online from NIH MedlinePlus Magazine. Article starts on page 24.
Know the Science
Initiative by the NCCIH to help consumers better understand complex scientific topics that relate to health research and make well-informed decisions about their health.
A Rough Guide to Spotting Bad Science
Graphic looking at the different factors that can contribute towards ‘bad’ science. Created by Compound Interest.
Trust it or Trash IT?
From partners at the Genetic Alliance, use this tool to help you evaluate the quality of the health information you find.
Understanding Medical Research
Information from MedlinePlus on understanding medical research. Having a basic understanding of what medical research is can help identify quality health information.
Coronavirus Fact-Checking Resources
These sites give you a starting point when fact-checking Coronavirus news. Due to the high volume of misinformation circulating about Coronavirus, many fact-checking websites are overwhelmed. You may need to check back after a few days have passed if you are looking for very recent information.