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If you’re addicted to diagnosing your health problems online, you might be suffering from cyberchondria

Cyberchondria is the tendency to self-diagnose health problems online to anxiety-producing results. With the proliferation of the internet, cyberchondria has become more and more common. In September, researchers at the Imperial College London estimated that trips to hospital clinics for internet-induced healthy anxieties cost the National Health Institute £420 million […]
If you’re addicted to diagnosing your health problems online, you might be suffering from cyberchondria
Tech

Yahoo Just Dodged A Big Bullet

When news broke that Yahoo was going to sell off its Asian assets in a “cash rich” split, we heard that one of the companies Yahoo was interested in buying with its newfound cash was WebMD.It looks like Yahoo is going to dodge a bullet, and not buy WebMD, the […]
Yahoo Just Dodged A Big Bullet
Markets

Four Days Ago, George Soros Said He Upped His Stake In WebMD. Today It’s Getting Crushed

[credit provider=”via Human Events ” url=”http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.bloggernews.net/wp/wp-content/uploads/2007/09/g_soros.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.humanevents.com/article.php%3Fid%3D42674&h=338&w=450&sz=42&tbnid=43F6KaaxUmNsiM:&tbnh=90&tbnw=120&prev=/search%3Fq%3Dgeorge%2Bsoros%26tbm%3Disch%26tbo%3Du&zoom=1&q=george+soros&docid=uKY3YMvNzhKLGM&hl=en&sa=X&ei=MRJ6Tp_IKMPh0QHjt-27Ag&ved=0CFgQ9QEwBA&dur=957″] Legendary hedge fund manager George Soros disclosed a 6.14% stake WebMD four days ago and today the stock is getting crushed. Shares of WebMD Health Corp tumbled more than 24% in premarket trading Tuesday after the company lowered its 2012 outlook and ended discussions of […]
Four Days Ago, George Soros Said He Upped His Stake In WebMD. Today It’s Getting Crushed
Tech

Thanks For The Money, Google!

Elan Dekel spent the last six years as a Product Manager at Google. Today he launched a startup, Medico.com, which wants to be WebMD for the world.   Dekel secured funding last fall from some impressive investors. Medico is backed by First Round Capital, FirstMark Capital, Greylock Discovery Fund, Nexus […]
Thanks For The Money, Google!