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April 21, 2007

Article on hypochondria

https://www.healthatoz.com/healthatoz/Atoz/common/standard/transform.jsp?requestURI=/healthatoz/Atoz/dc/cen/ment/pers/alert03222007.jsp

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April 7, 2007

Healthcare meets Web 2.0 - Tracking sicknesses in your area

I recently started a new website (we launched less than 3 weeks ago) focused on bringing health information to the public by tracking and monitoring current and local sicknesses. Essentially, it is Web2.0/User generated content meets Healthcare through a Google Maps interface.

http://www.whoissick.org

We've had some good coverage so far here

CNET TV (our segment starts at 1:36 in to the video)
http://www.cnettv.com/9710-1_53-26949.html

iHealthBeat
http://ihealthbeat.org/index.cfm?Action=dspItem&itemid=132606

Yahoo Tech Blog
http://p1.tech.re4.yahoo.com/blogs/hughes/11296

Download Squad
http://www.downloadsquad.com/2007/04/04/find-out-who-else-is-sick-through-who-is-sick-a-sickness-map-ma/

You may also want to take a look at the About Us section to read the true genesis of the idea. I thought this might be interesting to readers of this blog.

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January 29, 2007

Hypochondria Can Be a Serious Problem

The Today show did a feature on hypochondria on Friday.

Al Roker talks with Dr. Gail Saltz, a psychiatrist and show contributor, about hypochondria, a condition defined as excessive worrying, or talking, about one's health.

Video: Hypochondria Can Be a Serious Problem

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January 22, 2007

Send Me No Flowers

Rock Hudson is great as a hypochondriac in Send Me No Flowers. Here's the opening scene.

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