Stephen J.LurieMD, PhD, Senior EditorIndividualAuthorJody W.ZylkeMD, Contributing EditorIndividualAuthor
In Reply: Dr Kalichman and colleagues illustrate
the urgency of providing readable health information by demonstrating how
many chronically ill individuals with less than a high school education currently
use the Internet as a resource for health information.
We were pleased to learn how well the Web sites selected for breast
cancer in our study corresponded to the list of Web sites that were provided
by Mr Fogel and colleagues: 7 of the 10 Web sites we studied were also among
the 14 most popular among patients with breast cancer.
Berland GK, Elliot MN, Morales LS, McGlynn EA. Quality of Health Information on the Internet—Reply. JAMA. 2001;286(17):2092-2095. doi:10.1001/jama.286.17.2091