Comments

This article appeared in Against the Grain, December 2010-January 2011, pp. 12, 14. Column editor: Jack G. Montgomery. http://www.against-the-grain.com

Abstract

Parents, children, and teens are frequent users of health information on the Web. The Medical Library Association, the HONcode designation, and a checklist of quality indicators can be used to find and evaluate information on the Web. Some sites are designed to engage children; others are more suitable for adults or for homework assignments. A list of suggested sites is given.

Disciplines

Public Health Education and Promotion