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Every day, thousands of health-related stories are published in newspapers, radio, television, and online. Bloggers and journalists alike write about the newest miracle cure, the latest miracle diet, and the newest miracle drug or device to hit the market. Natural news sites make claims that range from ridiculous to realistic: "coconut oil cures Alzheimer's disease" or "yoga cures cancer" or "meditation relieves stress." All it takes is a click of the button and you can find at least 10 different "best" methods for parenting your kids, taking care of your aging parents, preventing colds, flu, indigestion, skin problems, and more.

In all of the chaos, how can you tell what to believe? Take our quiz to find out if you are a health information expert or novice -- and learn some skills in evaluating evidence along the way.

Attempts allowed:Unlimited
Pass rate:75 %
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