Finding Consumer Health Information: Resources & Strategies to Alleviate the Pain

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Do your library users, friends, or family look to you for help locating reliable, timely, and easy to understand consumer health information? Sifting through the large amounts of health information

Do your library users, friends, or family look to you for help locating reliable, timely, and easy to understand consumer health information? Sifting through the large amounts of health information and misinformation available online can prove difficult for even the seasoned librarian much less a typical library user. This poster session will discuss the difficulties and potential pitfalls of consumer health reference and share resources and strategies to help improve interactions with consumer health questions.