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A generic photo of prescription drugs. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Wikipedia Drug References Often Inaccurate, Outdated

According to a new study, Wikipedia is inaccurate and outdated when it comes to its entries about prescription medications.

06/30/2014

Wikipedia is the single leading source of health care information for both providers and patients, with 50 percent of physicians reporting that they’ve consulted the community-edited, online encyclopedia for information on health conditions. (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Wikipedia The Top Source Of Health Care Info For Doctors, Patients

Wikipedia is the single leading source of health care information for both providers and patients, with 50 percent of physicians reporting that they’ve consulted the community-edited, online encyclopedia for information on health conditions.

01/29/2014

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