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→Recent reports suggest health anxiety is on the rise, fuelled by internet searches of medical sites. But is Dr Google really so bad? Hannah Ebelthite logs on to find out


We’ve all been there – a minor symptom, a quick peek online and, within minutes, we’re convinced it’s cancer. But a surge in unwarranted health worries is putting our fragile NHS under further strain, says recent research. And it’s caused in part by this growing obsession with ‘Dr Google’ – self-diagnosis via internet health pages.

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Celebrate a more meaningful Christmas this year with our special Christmas issue of Healthy. Inside you'll find ways to enjoy the big day that are more conscious, stress-free and will make you feel happier. We have recipes for a vegetarian Christmas feast so delicious that everyone will want some! Our beauty section will get you looking your party best - naturally! Plus, how to spot if you're stressed, give up alcohol for a month, and ways to help you manage arthritis. Find out more in the brand new issue of Healthy!
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