Do you consult the web before seeing your doctor?

A new study shows there are higher chances of getting the wrong advice than the right advice when searching the internet for medical advice. In one study conducted by Doctors at the Mayo clinic, health complaints were searched on main sites such as “google” with extremely low accuracy. In a different study, a low percent of correct diagnosis was shown when using health Apps. Although seeing a Doctor takes time and money, the world still isn’t ready to replace them with technology.

To read more, visit the link below from the “New York Times” :

http://mobile.nytimes.com/2016/07/12/upshot/using-the-web-or-an-app-before-seeing-a-doctor-caution-is-advised.html?em_pos=small&emc=edit_tu_20160712&nl=bits&nl_art=3&nlid=13249440&ref=headline&te=1&referer

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