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Many of us turn to the Internet to find out what ails us when we are sick. For people who have trouble handling uncertainty, however, "cyberchondria" - the online equivalent to hypochondria - becomes worse as they seek answers
The wealth of health information on the Web may be creating a generation of so-called cyberchondriacs who develop irrational health fears based on information they gathered on the net, said a team of researchers at Microsoft.
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