By David Mittleman

It’s no secret that the internet has worked its way into medical care over the past several years. Medical records are stored and transferred electronically and are available to patients almost immediately through online portals. Websites such as WebMD emerged, and eventually created apps. Providers have noticed an increase in patients searching for their symptoms online, and coming to their doctors self-diagnosed, often with a printout of potential diseases to meet their symptoms. A Time Magazine author called this craze “cyberchondria.”

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