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PBSC Talks: WEBSITES

Credible Websites

When evaluating sources, ask:

  • Is the information relevant?
  • Is the information timely?
  • Is the information reliable?
  • Is the information complete?
  • Is the information accurate?

Evaluate Websites (Video)

Use the CRAAP test worksheet to evaluate information.

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Featured Health Websites

 

Center for Disease Control and Prevention Collaborates to create the expertise, information, and tools that people and communities need to protect their health.

Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, launched in 2008, is the "first-ever daily assessment of U.S. residents' health and well-being."

National Center for Health Statistics  a rich source of information about America's health; provides statistical information

Healthfinder a government Web site where you will find information and tools to help you and those you care about stay healthy.

 

Medlineplus  information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues

PubMed   PubMed comprises more than 24 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.

WebMD

World Health Organization directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system

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