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Self Diagnosis

Modern Medicine: Being My Own Doctor

Laurie Levy | Posted 07.16.2016 | Fifty
Laurie Levy

I'm pretty sure I have tennis elbow. That's a form of tendonitis. Of course, I haven't been to a doctor yet. And I haven't played tennis since 1970. Still, that's my self-diagnosis, and I'm sticking to it.

Miscarriage and My Battle With the Internet

Brett Blumenthal | Posted 01.06.2013 | Parents
Brett Blumenthal

When I had my first ultrasound during my first pregnancy, I knew something was wrong.

Now Your Smartphone Can Be Used to Diagnose Ear Infections at Home

XPRIZE | Posted 09.23.2012 | Technology

Cameras in smartphones will inevitably replace nearly all portable cameras and camcorders, but could they also make basic medical instruments obsolete?

PHOTOS: 11 Things That Might Be Wrong With You

Paul Kleinman | Posted 07.21.2012 | Books
Paul Kleinman

I provide a guide to self-diagnosis that starts at the top of your head and moves all the way down to the bottom of your feet. Finally, all hypochondriacs can have the ability to diagnose all of their visible life-threatening symptoms without the use of an Internet connection!

What Your Fingernails Say About Your Health (VIDEO)

The Today Show | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

We bite them when we're nervous and paint them before a night out, but did you know that our fingernails can act as important indicators for our overa...