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WLW: Should you research your own medical symptoms on the internet?

Four out of five Americans have searched the internet for health topics, making it the third-most searched subject behind email and product research

Many people search the internet for information about a medical condition they are experiencing. Dr. Carl Fichtenbaum of the Division of Infectious Diseases at the UC College of Medicine talked to 700 WLW radio about the potential pitfalls of that practice. 

Note: Dr. Fichtenbaum's segment begins at the 71:49 mark in the clip.

Dr. Carl Fichtenbaum working in the lab

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