Harvard Heart Letter

Searching for health information

Searching for health information is one of the top things people do on the World Wide Web. Some want more information than they can get from their doctor or nurse. Others want to investigate a symptom, find a new doctor, or track down a new treatment. If you are new to this, the vast amount of information on the Web can be like drinking from a fire hose. Harvard Heart Letter editor Patrick Skerrett demonstrates some good places to start.
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  • Research health conditions
  • Check your symptoms
  • Prepare for a doctor's visit or test
  • Find the best treatments and procedures for you
  • Explore options for better nutrition and exercise
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