Online Health Search 2006
Most internet users start at a search engine when looking for health information online. Very few check the source and date of the information they find.
Is there such a thing as “internet addiction”? A new survey of internet users suggests that a portion of them experience behavioral problems connected to their internet use. Lee Rainie is among the panelists on the program who discuss the findings…
Internet Use Among Cancer Patients
E-patients have a huge appetite for high-quality, relevant content.
Cancer and Race
African Americans are over-represented among cancer patients and under-represented among internet users, particularly on some health discussion group sites.
Demographics, Degrees of Internet Access, and Health
This presentation contains a general overview of the internet population, an analysis of African Americans and the internet, and some thoughts about the internet’s impact on health and health care.
Finding Answers Online in Sickness and in Health
As more Americans come online, more rely on the internet for important health information. Fully 58% of those who found the internet to be crucial or important during a loved oneâ€™s recent health crisis say the single most important source of informat…
Blogs and health care
Blogs are part of the bigger story about dramatic change in people’s information environments. This presentation on health-related blogs focuses on their implication for health providers in communicating with patients and caregivers.