Tag Archives: Web site of the Week

Web site of the Week: Learn Genetics

http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/

This site helps to “provide accurate and unbiased information about topics in genetics, bioscience and health.”  Topics include stem cells, addiction, DNA, and more.  This site also contains interactive tools and tutorials.  My favorite is called “Cell Size and Scale” which visually compares objects to show how tiny cells really are.  

Website of the Week: Health News Review

Website of the Week
(This new series will highlight a new website from different disciplines every week.)

Health News Review

http://www.healthnewsreview.org/


This website evaluates health related news stories featured in the media to see if they accurate or if they written for shock value.  Physicians from Health News Review evaluate current health news on ten different criterion, including:

  • Does the report exaggerate human consequences?
  • Are treatment costs mentioned in the report?
  • Are the harms of treatment options discussed?