Misinformation vs. Disinformation
Headlines shout about the latest research findings. TikTok videos show people telling others how to avoid or treat health conditions. Neighbors talk about what their cousin’s husband’s best friend said about a new…
Do You Take Your New Prescription Drugs Right Away?
Did you know that over 15% of patients get new prescription drugs don’t get them filled? And that initial medication non-adherence, or non-compliance, was 17.6%? A study published in the British Journal of…
Is Dr. Google Reliable?
Google is the number one search engine (80% of market share), so it didn’t take long for people to refer to health information internet searches as consulting “Dr. Google.” According to one site,…