Those worried about their health can find ample information about diseases, treatments and medications on the Internet. The information is free and can be found quickly, no appointment necessary. The trouble is, the advice may also be wrong. That can spell trouble, especially if the ailment being researched is something as serious as heart disease or cancer. Karen Scavuzzo, patient literacy coordinator for Mercy Medical Center in Roseburg, said there is reliable health information on the Internet. The trick is knowing how to recognize it. Scavuzzo helps patients understand their health care needs. Her job includes helping seniors separate health …
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