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Doctors Much Better at Diagnosis than Symptom Checkers

Online symptom checkers – websites and apps that use computer algorithms to help patients self-diagnose – have become very popular. Many people jump on the internet to figure out what ails them by using WebMD, the Mayo Clinic’s Symptom Checker, AskMD,, and the like. A study published this month in JAMA Internal Medicine suggests […]

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