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.
Listen¬†to¬†this week‚Äôs Medical News Headlines:¬†News Segment April 26, 2014-2 (right click MP3)¬†¬†
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