7/25/2013

According to a Philips North America survey, more than 40% of Americans say they feel comfortable searching online to evaluate their own medical symptoms, although experts have often warned of the inherent problems in doing so. However, some physicians are now embracing certain online self-diagnosing tools and even urging patients to use them ahead of appointments to save time and possibly help uncover a diagnosis that might have otherwise been missed.

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