Trust Your Doctor, Not The 'Net

Law360, New York (October 5, 2010, 11:59 AM EDT) -- It goes without saying that over the past 10 years, people have become increasingly dependent on the Internet as a source of information. People regularly consult the Internet related to various issues, including their medical conditions and the products available to treat those conditions.

In 2000, only 46 percent of American adults had access to the Internet, and only 25 percent looked for health information online.[1] By June 2009, 74 percent of American adults were using the Internet, with 61 percent using the Internet as a...
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