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June 11th, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic News Network — Headlines 6/11/14

By Dana Sparks

Mayo Clinic News Network Headlines include:

  • HealthKit with Apple
  • Cyberchondria - a type of health anxiety
  • What about lice?

Journalists: Video is available in the downloads. Click here for script.

 

 

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May 27th, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Obsessive Searching for Health Information: Cyberchondria

By Dana Sparks

Just about everyone searches the Internet now and then for health information. But for some that searching becomes an obsession. They spend hours looking at causes for symptoms and worrying until they’re convinced they have a deadly disease. It’s called cyberchondria. Psychiatrists at Mayo Clinic see people who struggle with it and they have advice on how to manage it.  [TRT 2:35]

Journalists: The video package and extra b-roll are available in the downloads. The video package script, including intro and anchor tags, is available here.

 

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April 29th, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Cyberchondria: Mayo Clinic Radio

By Joel Streed

Have you ever used the Internet to research a medical symptom you might be experiencing?  On Saturday, April 26, we discussed a condition called cyberchondria. Richard Seime, Ph.D., joined us to talk about the use of the internet for medical information. Of course we know the best internet site for accurate medical information is our own MayoClinic.org ... but there is so much information in cyberspace, when does it become a problem?  How many people are using the internet to self-diagnose or self-treat?  When is the Internet helpful and when is it unhealthy?

Listen to a podcast of the program here.  MayoClinicRadio-fullshow-4-26-14

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April 28th, 2014

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By Joel Streed

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April 25th, 2014 · Leave a Comment

MAYO CLINIC RADIO

By Dana Sparks

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Have you ever used the Internet to research a medical symptom you might be experiencing? On Saturday, April 26, at 9 a.m. CT, we'll discuss a condition called cyberchondria. Richard Seime, Ph.D., will be on the program to talk about the use of the Internet for medical information. Of course we know the best Internet site for accurate medical information is our own MayoClinic.org ... but, with so much information in cyberspace, when does it become a problem? How many people are using the internet to self-diagnose or self-treat? When is the Internet helpful and when is it unhealthy? Join us!

Myth or Matter of Fact:  Cyberchondria is another name for hypochondria.

To hear the program LIVE on Saturday, click here.
Follow #MayoClinicRadio and tweet your questions.
Mayo Clinic Radio is available on iHeart Radio.

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April 21st, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic Radio: Cyberchondria

By McCray

Have you ever used the Internet to research a medical symptom you might be experiencing?  On Saturday, April 26, we discussed a condition called cyberchondria. Richard Seime, Ph.D., joined us to talk about the use of the internet for medical information. Of course we know the best internet site for accurate medical information is our own MayoClinic.org ... but there is so much information in cyberspace, when does it become a problem?  How many people are using the internet to self-diagnose or self-treat?  When is the Internet helpful and when is it unhealthy?

Listen to a podcast of the program here.  MayoClinicRadio-fullshow-4-26-14

Myth or Matter of Fact:  Cyberchondria is another name for hypochondria.

Follow #MayoClinicRadio and tweet your questions.

Mayo Clinic Radio is available on iHeart Radio.

Mayo Clinic Radio is a weekly one-hour radio program highlighting health and medical information from Mayo Clinic. The show is taped for rebroadcast by some affiliates.

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