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New Study: 2 Of 5 Internet Users Misdiagnose Illnesses

A new survey reveals that two out of five people who visit health-related websites have misdiagnosed themselves as having serious diseases. The survey, for which 2,000 U.S. residents were polled, found that 65 percent had looked up their symptoms on Google, according to LetsGetChecked, which commissioned the research. Of those who did, 75 percent admitted… Read more »