Using the Web or an App Instead of Seeing a Doctor? Caution Is Advised.
Austin Frakt THE NEW HEALTH CARE JULY 11, 2016 Before they see a doctor, most patients turn to websites and smartphone apps. Caution is advised. Research shows they aren’t very good. A few years ago, doctors from the Mayo Clinic tested the wisdom of online health advice. Their conclusion: It’s risky. According to their study, going online for health advice is more likely…Details