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Online symptom checkers: You still want to call a doctor when something is wrong with you

By: Monique Tello, M.D., M.P.H., Contributing Editor Doctors make mistakes. I strongly believe in being open about this, and I have written about my own missed or delayed diagnoses on this and other blogs. But guess what? Research supports what Iíve long suspected: when it comes to making the correct diagnosis, doctors are waaaay better than computers. …

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