This section of Health Compass will help you to:
1 Understand scientific research studies

Basic information about how medical research is conducted and things you should know about research papers and studies.

2 Evaluate Web sites, articles, and product
claims

Different tools to determine the credibility and reliability of health information Web sites, news stories and headlines including an exercise in evaluating the headlines and warning signs to look for when reading about medical products.

3 EVALUATE key points

Review a summary of the information presented in this section.