Linking Health News to Medical Literature

Linking Health News to Medical Literature

One-click medical literature search as you read health news articles.

Linking Health News to Medical Literature
What is Linking Health News to Medical Literature?
Linking Health News to Medical Literature is a Chrome browser extension developed by the @LANTIS Lab at Syracuse University. It allows users to fact check health news articles by pointing them to the original PubMed research paper. Currently, it supports EurekAlert.org.
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By: Jun Wang
Users: 31 ▼ -1
Version: 0.0.4 (Last updated: 2022-02-25)
Creation date: 2021-03-11
Risk impact: Low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • https://static.doodlebook.org/news2paper/*
Size: 83.67K
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Summary

News2PubMed is a Chrome browser extension that can help users fact check health news by pointing them to the original PubMed research paper when they browse health-related news articles.

Currently we only support: EurekAlert.org.

To facilitate users to play with the extension, we provide a page at https://junwang4.github.io/demo-news2pubmed. There a user can play with a list of news items that are randomly sampled from EurekAlert.org.

News2PubMed is developed by the @LANTIS Lab at Syracuse University. (https://atlantis.ischool.syr.edu/)

Safety
Risk impact

Linking Health News to Medical Literature is relatively safe to use as it requires very minimum permissions.

Risk likelihood

Linking Health News to Medical Literature has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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