Pew survey: Health consumers find more help on Web
Mobile devices, doctor review sites, and blogs are changing the way millions of health consumers find and share find health information, according to a new survey released by the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project and the California HealthCare Foundation. Nearly 60% of respondents said they have consulted blog comments, hospital reviews and doctor reviews, listened to podcasts about healthcare and signed up to receive updates about health or medical issues. And 20% have posted comments, reviews, photos, audio or video online related to healthcare.
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