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Sydney :: Australia | 2 months ago

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Postdoctoral Research Associate at University of Sydney Health sociologist, qualitative researcher at University of Sydney Senior Research Assistant at University of Sydney We've all heard the warnings against googling your symptoms in search of a

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New York :: NY :: USA | 4 months ago

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Without the web, I'd still be searching for a diagnosis' Health correspondent, BBC News Amy Garton-Hughes is 22, but the size of an eight-year-old...This cruel illness has taken away Amy's balance, her speech is deteriorating and she has signs of

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Sydney :: Australia | 5 months ago

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Post doctoral fellow at University of Oslo Is it ok to use sunbeds?...The internet has quickly become the whole world's largest medical library and more of us are using online sources to find out information about our health. There are lots of

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Newburyport :: MA :: USA | 5 months ago

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Welcome to the world of online medical sites and diagnostics WebMD, Mayo Clinic, MedicineNet, take your pick. While it's tempting to easily type in symptoms and research potential illnesses when feeling under the weather, I advocate that these sites

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London :: United Kingdom | 6 months ago

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Once upon a time (say, ten years ago) if you felt a bit crook you'd wait a few days then if the symptoms remained you'd visit the doctor...These days you can diagnose your own illnesses at home on the computer. With all the ailments ever invented (

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Los Angeles :: CA :: USA | 6 months ago

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Online symptom searches may make worriers feel worse: study People who suffer from a new brand of hypochondria dubbed 'cyberchondria' fear they have the catastrophic diseases they read about online, psychologists say. Research suggests that these

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Copenhagen :: Denmark | 1 year ago

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Share Tools In medical school, students are taught to concentrate on more common diseases, not "zebras"--slang for a surprising diagnoses. Now, the zebras have taken to the web at  FindZebra.com , a new search engine for medical professionals which

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Phoenix :: AZ :: USA | 2 years ago

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So, a lot of us hit the internet, Googling our symptoms and diagnosing ourselves. Suddenly, we're wondering if that bump is cancer or our headache is a sign of something much more sinister...To take charge of your health, know your body, and partner

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San Luis Obispo :: CA :: USA | 2 years ago

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According to Don Hilty, professor and vice chair of faculty development in the UC Davis Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Allen's iconic bumbling caricature feels like he's ill and he's worried about being ill, but technically he's

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Naperville :: IL :: USA | over 2 years ago

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She's less accustomed to patients informing her that they need a referral. But such was the case with a woman who called Brown to say she had been online and determined she had appendicitis. Knowing the woman wouldn't be talking calmly if she were

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