FightAcne.com Interview with:
Melissa Nickles BA
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine
FightAcne.com: What is the background for this study?
Response: In today’s age, social media is becoming a growing force on our daily lives. This impacts healthcare in numerous ways. Many patients obtain health information, either knowingly or unknowingly, from social media. Teenageers are particularly vulnerable to misinformation on social media. Given the prevalence of health information provided on social media, oftentimes from non-professional sources, we chose to evaluate recommendations for acne therapies on YouTube.Continue reading