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Search engines and usability for finding medical information online: a new study

Search engines may be good places for people with adequate or better information literacy skills, but what of the majority of the population that has low health literacy?

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Critical health literacy: a review and critical analysis

Discussion of recent research article on the strengths and weaknesses of health literacy as a topic.

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University of Chicago Hospital iPad program appears highly successful

According to a recent post on iMedicalApps: Recently, physicians at the University of Chicago published a research letter in the Archives of Internal Medicine detailing their experience with the routine use of iPads by internal medicine residents during their regular duties. What they documented was that use of the mobile device was objectively associated with […]

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MyRA Web Portal Project

My Research Assistant, or MyRA, is a portal-like website designed to connect researchers (especially translational scientists) to the resources needed to complete their research process.

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Suprising top topic in online discussions

What is the most popular topic for discussion online? “Your health” according to Synthesio, a company that monitors and researches statistics and trends on the Web.

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Pew survey on mobile applications adoption

According to a recent survey by the Pew Internet and American Life Project: Some 35% of U.S. adults have software applications or “apps” on their phones, yet only 24% of adults use those apps. Many adults who have apps on their phones, particularly older adults, do not use them, and 11% of cell owners are […]

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