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Department
Biomedical Physio & Kines
Course
BPK 140
Professor
Diana Bedoya
Semester
Summer

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Assessing the Credibility of Health Information Credibility of Health Information There is a plethora of health information out there, some reputable, some unreliable In order to make informed decisions, you have to be able to filter through the information to find out what is credible and what is not Evidence Scientists, like lawyers, rely on evidence to support a point When you read or hear something, ask yourself what kind of evidence is provided. Don’t just believe everything you hear! There are different types of evidence, some more reliable than others: • Experimental-from controlled, well-designed experiments (most reliable) • Epidemiological-find associations between different groups and
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