Friday, 14 September 2018

New tool developed at UBC screens online health ads for deception

Indo-Canadian Voice reported on a screening tool from a group of UBC researchers that aims to identify internet health scams.

“We were exploring internet health ads and found, not surprisingly, that the internet provided a massive market for people to promote, in some cases, completely deceptive products that are not based on any scientific evidence,” said lead researcher Bernie Garrett, a professor in UBC’s school of nursing.

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