| ||Health Online turns a computer into an important health tool. For newcomers, it makes going online easy by explaining e-mail and showing what1s on the big commercial online services. Later chapters explore Internet mailing lists, newsgroups, and World Wide Web pages. Online veterans will benefit from the book1s listing of hundreds of health resources, especially self-help support groups. 308 pages.
Online, computer-assisted communication . . .promises to replace a substantial amount of care now delivered in person --Jerome P. Cassirer, Editor The New England Journal of Medicine
Author Tom Ferguson is a Yale-trained physician and has been a pioneering advocate of self-help for over twenty years. He is president of Self-Care Productions in Austin, Texas. He founded Medical Self-Care magazine and served for many years as medical editor of The Whole Earth Catalog. He is the author of more than a dozen health books and a senior associate at Harvard Medical School's for Clinical Computing. Ferguson wrote the chapter "Working With Your Doctor" for the book that accompanied Bill Moyers's PBS series Mind/Body Medicine.
Tom Ferguson invites you to respond to him in whatever way is convenient to you: e-mail, fax, or snail mail: e-mail: DrTomHI@aol.com; Fax: (512) 472-1345; or Snail mail: Tom Ferguson, PO Box 5307, Austin, Tx 78763.