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Wednesday, September 22, 2004

The Internet as medical adviser?

The Internet as medical adviser? : "While the future of health care is heatedly debated in this presidential election year, something less obvious, but possibly much more important, is occurring behind the scenes.
The energetic role of the Internet is beginning to supplant the priestly physician in the medical advisory role.
The hierarchic medical structure of the past � the doctors as high priests dispensing their knowledge in oracular fashion � is rapidly being replaced by the noisier, but vastly more knowledgeable Web. "


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