ITALY: Health information on the Internet improving - study
There is a wealth of information on the Internet, but much of it serves little purpose. When it comes to health websites, however, misinformation might not just be useless - it could be dangerous. A 1997 study set up to assess the accuracy and usefulness of health information on the Internet found that it varied radically in terms of accuracy, completeness and consistency. Last year scientists in Italy undertook a similar study to ascertain the current state of play.
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