Welcome to Brown University Library's resource guide to consumer health information. This guide is intended to provide you with important and reliable health information and guidelines for evaluating health / medical information. The guide also provides information and resources for the purposes of health information education.
This guide is not a substitute for visiting a qualified medical professional for advice about health concerns or medical conditions.
Evaluating Health Information
The websites listed below have great tips to evaluate health information that may be shared with you or that you may find online.
This guide is supported by the Medical Library Association (MLA), the library organization whose primary purpose is promoting quality information for improved health and whose members were the first to realize that not all health information on the web is credible, timely, or safe.