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“Dr. Google” Find Health Information You Can Trust

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Program Type: Health
Age: Adult

In a time, more than ever, we are relying on the internet to help us with health questions and communicate with our doctors. 

“Dr. Google” – Finding Health Information You Can Trust is a free 90 minute educational program developed by Wisconsin Health Literacy. The program helps adults use the internet to find reliable health information. Participants will learn how to tell which websites are good and practice searching different health topics.

Program includes:
•    Searching for health information that can be trusted
•    How to read a webpage – finding quick facts and key points
•    How to tell if the information you found is from a good source 
•    Finding sites in other languages
•    Differences between using a computer or mobile device 
•    Local places to use the internet  
•    Using other online resources for your health

This project is supported by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine – Greater Midwest Region.

Developed resources reported in this program are supported by the National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Institutes of Health (NIH) under cooperative agreement number 1UG4LM012346. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.

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