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Surprising Decline in Consumers Seeking Health Information

In 2010, 50 percent of American adults sought information about a personal health concern, down from 56 percent in 2007, according to a new national study from the Center for Studying Health System Change (HSC). The likelihood of people seeking information from the Internet and from friends and relatives changed little between 2007 and 2010, but their use of hardcopy books, magazines and newspapers dropped by nearly half to 18 percent.

Read the full report: http://www.hschange.org/CONTENT/1260/ [Center for Studying Health System Change, Nov. 2011 via American Libraries Direct]

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