Appetite For Distraction

Appetite For Distraction
With enough googling, a determined hypochondriac can make a case for almost anything

What do you do when you’re feeling a bit under the weather? Why, you rush straight to the internet, of course!

‘Tis the season. No, not for 5kg boxes of Celebrations and going at the RTÉ Guide with a red pen, but for the dreaded winter cold and flu assault. “Tis the season,” said my doctor a few days ago, when I presented to her with symptoms that had ranged variously in my head from a slight sore throat to pleurisy.

I had googled my ailments, of course. It’s the first thing you do these days...

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