Harvard Heart Letter

Navigating the ocean of health information

Tips for searching the Internet for information about heart disease.

Where can you turn when you need to know more about your health or a medical condition than you learn from your doctor or nurse? A newsletter like this one is helpful, but it can't always address the questions you have at the moment you most need the answers.

There's an ocean of medical information available. It's easy to get into, and just as easy to drown in. Some of it is straightforward, unbiased information that can educate and illuminate. A lot of it isn't. It isn't always easy to tell one from the other.

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