Health Insight - Taking Charge of Health Information
Posted Nov 18 2008 12:13am
Health Insight - Taking Charge of Health Information: " Most people are on their own as they evaluate health information, put it into context, and make important health care decisions for themselves and their families. This requires an understanding of the concept of risk. Risk is important because it implies that there is some chance that something bad might happen. The uncertainty can be frustrating and frightening, but it also means that your attitude and choices can play a major role in your future health. The best advice you might get when it comes to making sense of health information is ASK QUESTIONS! Check out a list of 10 questions designed to help you turn health information into clues and to get you started on becoming your own health risk detective."