Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Doctors Use Google For Health Information, Too, Survey Finds

Maybe we shouldn't really be surprised to know that our doctors are Googling our medical problems.

A new survey by Wolters Kluwer Health shows that 46 percent of doctors frequently use sites like Google and Yahoo for treating, diagnosing or caring for their patients, The Atlantic reported…

...In that study, doctors plugged three to five search terms into Google of 26 diseases that are notoriously hard to diagnose (including Cushing's syndrome and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease).

Read the whole article here