Big Question: Is the Internet making us sicker?

Information overload can be a real problem today -- the 24/7 news cycle and the always-open Web churn every human event into a nugget of data to be digested on the fly. Throw in text messages and Twitter and it's a wonder we can breathe. The worst, and perhaps most dangerous, form of overload can come from the plethora of health information available on the Internet. Could searching for a cure make us even sicker?

Dr. Helen Mahoney talks about the dangers of using the Internet to self-diagnose in this video.

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