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Could our habit of searching for an online diagnosis at the first sign of pain or fever actually be a health issue of its own? At the first sign of a headache, do you think brain tumor? Or that a rash could maybe be measles? Do you find yourself consulting ‘Dr. Google’ more than an actual physician? If so, then there's a chance that your real diagnosis is something called cyberchondria. Dr. Sonny Saggar visits KPLR 11 News at Noon to raise awareness about this epidemic.