MEDICAL NEWS SOURCES
following recommended online news sources offer reliable information
and timely news stories about medical research.Updated February
Tips For Understanding
Popular Medical Information
This site includes important questions to ask as you are reading
and evaluating medical news.
Nutrition Research Works
of research studies. Offers questions to ask about research
news. From the Harvard School of Public Health.
Risk. What Do Those Headlines Really Mean?
Discusses the differences
among types of clinical research and explains the significance
of types of risk in research
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Sense of Medical News
Guidance in determining
which medical news stories are "important, accurate,
and relevant to your families' health." From the KidsHealth
website for parents and families.
Online News Sources
InteliHealth Health News
Top news headlines for the day.
Also on its homepage
, there is a section of commentaries written by Harvard
School physicians of several
of the day's top news stories.
Daily updated articles from
a variety of news sources with links to related CNN stories
Sources With Daily/Weekly Email Delivery
Produced by the National Library
of Medicine, this site has daily news releases from sources
such as HealthDay and Reuters Health Syndicates, federal agencies,
and national health organizations. Stories
can be retrieved for thirty days from publication. Users
may sign up for daily email of
"Health Headlines" in several different categories.
From WebMD, a website for
doctors with a comprehensive news feature. Go to the
website to read the daily news or sign
up for any of the forty
free newsletters for delivery to your email address.
There are newsletters in twenty-five specialties,
a weekly multi-specialty
edition, health business news, and much more.
Select "Medical News"
for current medical news stories. Information is from
news releases of more than four hundred universities,
and research institutions. Register and sign up to receive
weekly medical news digests
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