Study: Sick turn to Web for medical help, results often confirmed by doctor

Sick to to web for medical advice, doctors often confirm findingsCould that mole be melanoma? Is this cough just a cold? If you have ever gone online to try to diagnose yourself, your spouse, your child or a friend, you have plenty of company, a new survey confirms. About 35% of U.S. adults say they have used the Internet to figure out what medical condition they or someone else might have, find new survey results from the Pew Research Center in Washington, D.C. Among adults who use the Internet to get any kind of health information, 59% admit to diagnostic sleuthing. ===> Continue Reading

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