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HealthGuard tells you if a site is reliable as you browse online health information

Trust ratings for 3,000+ health information sites.

Written by journalists, not secret algorithms.

Transparent, accountable, & right in your browser.

HealthGuard

How HealthGuard works:

  1. Install HealthGuard on a desktop or laptop computer by clicking the “Get HealthGuard” button below.
  2. Red and Green HealthGuard rating icons will appear next to links to health information sites on search engines and social media feeds, such as Google, Bing, Facebook, and Twitter.
  3. Hover your mouse over the HealthGuard icon for more detail, such as a brief description of the site and how it rates on each of our nine criteria.
  4. Click through to the site’s full “Nutrition Label” for even more information about the site.
  5. Questions? Read our FAQs or email support.