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Community Connect to Research: Linking You to the World of Health Information and Research

Community Connect to Research: Linking You to the World of Health Information and Research

April 25, 2011

In order to make informed health care decisions patients and consumers need access to reliable information. While many consumers turn to the internet for answers to their health questions, it can be difficult to know which websites to trust. Connect to Research is free online resource for consumers to obtain accurate, thorough and up-to-date health information from trustworthy local health experts.

Massachusetts residents are fortunate to live in the hub of world-class health institutions. Patients from all over the world travel here to receive care, at the same time groundbreaking medical research and thousands of local scientific studies are conducted by area health professionals. Consumers now can take advantage of our state's high-quality health information through a single gateway: Community Connect to Research.

The site features free articles written by experts at Harvard Health Publications on 120 of today's most important health conditions. The site also boasts a carefully chosen collection of links to more online medical resources developed by hospitals and health centers affiliated with four of the state's top universities, including Boston University, Harvard, Tufts, and UMass.

In the coming months, Health Care For All will bring you updates on Community Connect to Research’s work with clinical trials and research. Stay tuned for more!

Click here to read more about Community Connect to Research.