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Study of medical information online urges skepticism

Philadelphia Inquirer, February 14, 2008
A study by researchers at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and the University of Texas has found breast cancer information was inaccurate or misleading on 5 percent of the 343 Web sites examined. Also, sites that focused on alternative or complementary medical approaches were 15 times more likely to contain problematic information, according to the report.