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-----Original Message-----
From: Medical Libraries Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
On Behalf Of Cruz, Craig
Sent: Monday, May 16, 2011 6:47 PM
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Subject: searching medical/hospital/health info blogs

Dear Colleagues,

 

Does anyone have pointers on searching health information/medical blogs?
Is there a special search engine or a way to tweak Google (or another
search engine) to search only blogs?

 

I'm seeking information on 2 medical technology companies, and my patron
would like to include blog "chatter" about the companies.

 

Thank you in advance for any pointers you can share.

 

Sincerely,

 

Craig Cruz Jr.

Library Manager

 

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