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NUTR 225/240: (General) Human Nutrition

Disease/Health Information Online

While research articles in scholarly journals may provide brief summary information about the disease you are researching, along with some incidence or prevalence data, you may find other online sources for this kind of information particularly useful for this assignment. The reputable website listed below will help you locate useful consumer-oriented information about your disease. Please note that not every disease on your curated list of choices will be represented on these websites.


MedlinePlus - consumer health information

Evaluating Internet Health Information

Not sure if you should trust the website you just found to provide reputable health information? Check out NLM's (National Library of Medicine's) tutorial on ways to evaluate the reliability of Internet Health Information.

The homepage of the tutorial includes a link to a 1-page reminder of what to look for when using website sources for health information.