A Bad Case of Googleitis


Mon, May 17th, 2010 15:19 by capnasty NEWS

More patients every day--at their office, on their lunch breaks, late at night--are searching the Internet to diagnose every oddity and symptom they find. The increased numbers of patients self-diagnosing online has led to more cases of what some doctors call "Google-itis"--when healthy people excessively type symptoms into the Google search engine.



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