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Internet Medicine

New Doctor-Patient Relationships

Bruce A. Barron | Posted 06.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Bruce A. Barron

The primary issue when using the Internet as a source of medical information concerns the accuracy and validity of the material. Patients should be aware that there is no quality control mechanism or measure in place that certifies the reliability of the information presented.

WATCH: 60 Seconds of Social Media

Shawn Amos | Posted 10.31.2012 | Technology
Shawn Amos

Admit it: you go online when you've got an ache or pain, don't you? Don't be embarrassed, most of us -- in fact, 80 percent of Internet users -- look online for health info.