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self-medicating

General knowledge
August 27, 2017

This is better than Googling your symptoms

You know the scenario: you have an odd rash, twinge of a stomach ache, or an intermittent cough. You contemplate a doctor’s appointment – for about a minute – and then immediately hit the keyboard. Before you know it, you’re sucked into the vortex of search results. “I knew it! I have cancer!”. Tip: Instead of consulting Google, why not just ask our doctors? We’re just one click away. Reasons to log off Besides the paranoia and fear we create for ourselves, there are legitimate reasons to leave the Internet alone and go straight to those in the know. And…
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Medication & Treatment
October 30, 2016

Should I be taking these meds?

It’s often easy and convenient to look up any topic in this day and age, but when it comes to your health, how do you know what information you can trust? Self-diagnosis can be dangerous, which is why Hello Doctor is here to help walk your through your symptoms. You might wonder whether or not you need a prescription medication for your condition, but how would you know? So do you really need that medication? Let’s take a look. (more…)
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