How reliable is dr. Google?


About the research

Have you ever worried about your health because of something you read online? We're flooded with health information online. But on the web, anyone can pretend to be a health expert, which has a big impact on the quality of health information. With three tips, Joyce Stroobant (University of Ghent) helps you assess the reliability of online health information. Spoiler alert: one clove of garlic a day doesn't protect you against cancer... 


Joyce Stroobant

Joyce Stroobant is an academic jack-of-all-trades with a passion for communication, language and health. In 2018 she defended her PhD on journalistic resource use in health news at Ghent University. For a long time now, she has not let herself be fooled by Dr. Google or by cunning marketing. She wants to share this knowledge with you!

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