Misdiagnosis

Are CT Scans Worth the VOMIT?

Marilyn Linton | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
Marilyn Linton

A friend of mine who had a chest x-ray was further directed by her doctor to have a CT scan because the x-ray showed something. The whole process made her understandably anxious. That doctor, British-trained, told her that she was probably just another victim. "In Britain, we refer to it as VOMIT," he said. "Victims of Medical Imaging Technologies."

Scaring Yourself Sick: Most Common Misdiagnosed Illnesses Online

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.18.2012 | Canada Living

At the first sign of something amiss in their bodies, almost everyone does the same thing -- they rush to the computer and type in the terrifying symp...