An increasing number of people now turn to the Internet as a first step in diagnosing illnesses and symptoms and to get tips on healthy living. To meet this need, a variety of websites and blogs have sprung up covering the gamut of health tips and news.
Perhaps the most prominent medical website is WebMD which has original content on everything from drugs and supplements to mental health. Everyday Health groups together dozens of blogs covering specific conditions and allows users to create their own blog. In addition, nearly every major portal including Yahoo!, MSN, and AOL has active health areas that provides daily tips on fitness and nutrition.
Other sites aggregate information from a large number of websites and blogs, providing users with a wide variety of health tips. Your Health Topics collects the latest health news and tips from dozens of trusted sources and allows you to search on conditions, symptoms, and treatments. Healthline has created a customized search engine that it claims covers 200,000 consumer health sites.Powered by Sidelines