KevinMD May 16, 2022
Lisa P. Solomon

Misinformation and public distrust of health care professionals are a daily hazard affecting the health of millions of people. So what can health care professionals do about it?

A new study shows 37% of millennials, or those ages 25 to 34 years old, do not trust their health care providers. The age groups from 35 to 54 years old show 34% distrust their health care providers. At 65 and older, the oldest population segment has the least amount of mistrust at 22%.

As millennials will become the predominant utilizer of the health care system in the future, it is critical that they can trust providers more and perhaps rely less on online medical information that could be incorrect. This has created...

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