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WFCR Local Features
Doctor-Review Websites - For Good or Harm?
(2010-06-08)SPRINGFIELD, MA (wfcr) - Many people these days won't visit a hotel or eat at a restaurant without looking for reviews online. but what about going to see a doctor? Physician-review websites have been popping up on the internet over the last few years, mostly unregulated -- and raising fears in the medical community. A research scientist at Baystate medical center in Springfield, Massachusetts has just led a study that looks at these websites -- both for their potential harm and... potential good. WFCR's Karen Brown reports. © Copyright 2014, wfcr