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Fake News: Introduction


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This guide seeks to bring attention to issues concerning the accuracy of information in your daily life - both as a general information consumer as well as a medical professional. How do you spot fake news? How can you tell if the information you're getting is accurate? Also, how does widespread misinformation affect your work as a medical professional and what can you do about it? 

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