So you're not feeling too well and you just want to do a little research on the Internet. It's a funny thing with the Internet in that there is just so much out there, the information is more often than not overwhelming. At the time of this writing, you
might go to say Yahoo and type in the word "colds" to find out a bit more about your sniffles and low and behold you get 16 site matches and 871 web sites to research.
Well we have done some of the work for you and narrowed down your search to a mere half dozen to check out.
What we suggest is "nothing on the Internet can beat a visit with your doctor" and
"do not believe everything you read", even on the web sites we are suggesting here. These are simply being offered as some of the ones we have found that appear to be of high quality as information resources.
(These are alphabetically arranged and in no way signify any
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||Dr Koop .com
|This site is part of iVillage.com The Women's Network.
(Has an annoying pop up window)
|You guessed it, part of CBS
the Central Broadcasting Company.
(To have complete access, you need to sign up although
it's free. We suggest using a portal e-mail service such as Yahoo or Hot
Mail to stay away from any possibility of SPAM.)
|Features a Drug Checker, which can spot potentially harmful drug interactions, and an online medical encyclopedia.
|A subsidiary of Aetna, they
provide information from a variety of sources, including Harvard Medical School, the National Institutes of Health, and the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine.
||Mayo is a team practice of medicine enhanced by medical education and research.
More than 400,000 patients a year come to its outpatient clinics and hospitals in three states.
|Their credentials state:
we have scores of news content staff members solely dedicated to your
daily information experience on Web MD Health -- board-certified
physicians, Emmy Award-winning journalists, and committed full-time