If you don’t have a way to access full research articles, you need to get one.  Check with your local libraries and state college system to find out what programs they offer for the local community. Why is this so important when you can read the abstract free on Pub Med?  Because an abstract is only a teaser of what is included in the study – think of it as the advertising content created to help researchers find the articles that are most likely to pertain to their topic. The abstract will list some results and conclusions, but due to space limitations they won’t really be explained.Read More →