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Discovering a ‘Modern’ Condition: How to Prevent Cyberchondria

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Ever felt the urge to open your laptop to check what is causing sudden, mild chest pain? Ever googled what the symptoms of a serious medical condition are after discovering a small bump somewhere on your body? With the continuous rise of the internet and with infinite, free information at our fingertips at all times, it is easy to fall …

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Four Dangers of Self-Diagnosing Through the Web

Recently, we’ve seen TikTok being called out for harmful content, after allowing advertisers to push ADHD self-diagnosis despite its own policies. With an almost limitless amount of information available to us 24/7, it has become a common practice to turn to Google for answers to ailments. However, while in theory learning more about potential symptoms may help ease a person’s mind, the …