Online health search is no cure

October 2, 2014

Background to the Article

Health affects everyone, either through personal experiences or those of family, friends or work colleagues. Therefore, it's not surprising that so many people have added the internet, especially Google, to their personal medicine cabinet.

About the Author

Dr Trevor Cullen (PhD) is Professor of Journalism at Edith Cowan University in Perth, Western Australia. Trevor is recognised as a national and international leader in the field of HIV/health Journalism and Journalism education. He has received several University and national teaching and research awards. These include two Australian Government awards – A National Teaching and Learning Fellowship (NTF) and the Australian Award for University Teaching. (AAUT).

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