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Morning Rounds: How to sniff out "fake" medical news

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MISSOULA - We answer your medical questions every Wednesday on Montana This Morning during our Morning Rounds segment.

If you have a question that you'd like us to answer, just send us an email at morningrounds@kpax.com.

Dr. Kasey Harbine offers up some tips on how to tell the difference between real and "fake" medical news during the March 7 edition of Morning Rounds.

The publication Healthline offers up more information about spotting "fake" medical news on their website including the following:

Some of them are outright lies.

Some of them have a toehold in truth.

Then there are absurd-sounding stories that are absolutely true because life can be bizarre and surprising.

So how to separate fact from fiction?

How to swim out of the undercurrent pulling you into a sea of misguided, misleading, and mistaken information?

Healthline presents this consumer how-to guide to help navigate those uncharted internet waters and become a savvier media consumer.

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