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How to Find Credible Health Information Online

Whenever seeking medical advice, you should always contact a trained medical professional but if you’re looking for research, there are a few things you should look for when trying to find correct information.

Evaluating Internet Health Information Tutorial (National Library of Medicine)

Health Resources at the Library

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Disclaimer: The information provided on the Greenburgh Public Library (GPL) website or any other health-related information provided by GPL does not imply medical recommendation, endorsement, or approval by GPL. The GPL does not provide medical advice or interpretation of information. Information and materials provided are intended for use as general information and should not be used as a substitute for consultation with a health care provider.
Materials Selection: The Library has implemented a website to provide a friendly, useful access point to the Library’s resources and information on the internet; to provide research tools to help users find what they need quickly and efficiently; and to provide a set of preselected sites and resources that are reliable and safe for all library users.
The GPL librarians do not write health information, except to provide brief descriptions of the website links. Instead, GPL librarians find, select, and organize access to consumer health information that is current, relevant, accurate, and unbiased.