Have you ever searched for your health symptoms on Google and freaked yourself out? That’s the topic of today’s FFS Show podcast interview.
Ali spoke to health researcher Taleen Ashekian from Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada, about the increasing use of Dr. Google and a phenomenon called ‘cyberchondria’.
Ali and Paul also look at a claim about what Liz Truss will be entitled to after leaving her six-week stint as prime minister.
Listen to episode 41 of The FFS Show podcast here.
- The article on Taleen’s research is here.
- Our fact check on Liz Truss’ post-power allowance is here.
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