Should you trust health advice from internet forums?

Health information on the internet used to be shaped by doctors. Now it’s being shaped by patients. And it’s patients, not doctors, who are making the real progress in providing health information that delivers what people really want to know. But how do you know if this information and advice is trustworthy, and worth heeding?

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Fast forwarding cancer research using IBM World Community Grid

Canadian researchers expect to accelerate the war on cancer by tapping into a global network of hundreds of thousands of people who volunteer their idle computer time to tackle some of the world’s most complex problems.

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