July 19th, 2005

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Cyberchondriacs

http://online.wsj.com/public/article/0,,SB112171034195688494-_ARRWh4RqeF2SX1PoiMqLpltLbI_20060718,00.html?mod=rss_free

Gee, you couldn't see this one happening at all, could you? The premise of the article in the Wall Street Journal is that large numbers of people are self-diagnosing themselves with various ailments based on information they find on the web. Folks, WebMD doesn't make you into a doctor. But you knew that, right?