What's on the web? Health news
- By: Karen Hebert
Websites can be invaluable sources of health news, and many are reliable and well researched. We are all expected to keep up to date with medical developments for personal interest, when writing essays, or to keep abreast of patients- concerns'health news websites are a good addition to any medic-s favourites list.
The best place to start is definitely www.yahoo.com. Choose News & Media from the website directory and then click on Health@. Although Yahoo is not the best direct access site to health news it has a list of links to all of the health news websites worth visiting, as well as some rather weird and wonderful ones such as www.junkscience.com, which claims, rather overconfidently, to “examine questionable' scientific developments,- focusing on the public health research arena.”
On www.reutershealth.com health news is divided into three sections for the professional, the industry, and the consumer. This website has the world renowned