Do You Google Your Symptoms When You're Sick?

Sites like WebMD can be great when you're looking to learn more about one syndrom or another. But they can also inspire unnecessary fear and anxiety, when it seems like — no matter the symptom or the actual cause — all roads lead to cancer.

Is Googling your symptoms a good idea, or should we avoid the hypochondriacal Internet and leave the diagnosing to the doctors?

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