Google makes it easier for us to look up health-related information

February 10, 2015 11:18 AM

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If you’re like me, you often check Google whenever you develop strange symptoms which might indicate that you have some sort of disease. Unfortunately, most of the times the results you get are very discouraging and will likely make you feel even worse upon reading them. That’s precisely way the tech giant decided that it was high time to help users who are searching for health-related information by adding verified medical facts to the Knowledge Graph. No more looking on various forums or reading opinions from people who may or may not be real doctors when you have a sudden headache or some other health issue that concerns you. In the near future Google will give you more detailed information complete with pictures and effective treatments whenever you look up your symptoms on the search engine.

Not only that, but Google will also tell you if a condition is common or critical and if it’s potentially contagious. The company says it’s been working with a team of medical doctors in order to ensure that the results you get are accurate and verified by professionals. That being said, Google advi...

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