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Google’s Health Cards to combat unreliable health information online
 

Google’s Health Cards to combat unreliable health information online

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The search engine giant has launched Health Cards in Australia as a means to provide combat users with verified health facts and combat groundless medical advice peddled by unreliable web sources.
 
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6 Feb 2017 - General
 
Marinelle Castro Thanks for sharing your view. Google does has a big amount of knowledge, however, there are pools of knowledge which it does not have any access to. This has contributed to the failure of the Google flu prediction engine previously(https://www.wired.com/2015/10/can-learn-epic-failure-google-flu-trends/) . Although it is possible to have Asian data, it is unlikely to have it, this is because outsi...
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Shunjie Chua Since google is holds one of the largest technological database, I think that this product has the potential of unifying all available data for a certain illness. That includes epidemiologic estimates from various countries, different clinical practice guidelines used by varying reputable organizations and the like. Lately, I have been using Uptodate a lot. However, most of the data there are base...
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Thank you for sharing the article Marinelle Castro . The google health card is also available in India Brazil and USA. The means to access it can be found at http://www.atratatra.com/2016/06/20/how-to-get-health-related-information-using-google-health-card/ . I have not been able to access it , but i wonder what is the value add from this service given that there are already trustworthy sites from Mayo clinic med...
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