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The Doctor Who Inspired House Navigates the Health Care Crisis in Netflix Docuseries Diagnosis

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For many of Dr. Google's most anxious patients-the ones who consult WebMD's Symptom Checker more often than the weather report-Lisa Sanders is a household name. A physician and author based at the Yale School of Medicine, Dr. Sanders has been writing a column called “Diagnosis” for the New York Times Magazine since 2002. Each edition follows a patient with a mysterious ailment from desperation to, yes, diagnosis, like a whodunit where the culprit lurks somewhere beneath the skin of a victim who can almost always be saved. These doctor-as-detective stories provided the basis for Fox's House...
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