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Google improves health search results to avoid scaring users

HYPOCHONDRIAC? Google no longer wants to fuel your health fears online

By: Eastern Eye Staff

WHETHER it’s a tummy ache or a pain in the knee, Google is working to come up with better answers to questions on specific health issues. Google says around 1 per cent of all internet searches are “symptom- related” but that health content online “can be difficult to navigate, and tends to lead people from mild symptoms to scary and unlikely conditions, which can cause unnecessary anxiety and stress.” Last Monday (20), the search giant said it was upgrading its health results for its mobile application in English in collaboration with Harvard Medical School and the Mayo Clinic. This will…

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