Chinook Triathlon is an independent, nonprofit dedicated to advancing public understanding of health care. This site’s objective is to share resources, tips, stories and my take on the day to day events which lead to the wellbeing.
Healthcare decisions are made now based on evidence from scientific research studies as opposed to relying upon expert opinion or medical experience alone. Today’s paradigm is science-based medication, replacing the traditional paradigm based on authority.
The web provides widespread access to health information. While much of the information is valuable, the world wide web enables rapid and widespread distribution of information that is false and misleading. We are here to balance that with health information that is credible and trustworthy.