Proceed with caution: a report on the quality of health information on the Internet: report summary

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California HealthCare Foundation
California HealthCare Foundation
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Oakland, CA

Provides a summary report of a study commissioned by California HealthCare Foundation to describe and evaluate health information available on the Internet, particularly English-language and Spanish-language search engines and web sites. Highlights the study's methods and overall findings. A more detailed description can be found in the Complete Study, posted on the Foundaiton's web site ( An article based on this study is also published in the May 23, 2001 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association, which can be found on the JAMA'S web site (

ISBN 1929008619