Dr. Google?

Dr Google

In today’s digital age, the internet has become our go-to source for information on almost everything, including health.

With a simple click of a button, we can access a wealth of information on various health topics. To gain insight into what health-related issues are on the minds of people in Oregon and Washington, we’ve compiled a list of the top five most commonly searched terms on “Dr. Google”.  These search trends reflect the collective concerns and interests of residents in Oregon and Washington when it comes to health. While “Dr. Google” can provide a wealth of information, it’s essential to remember that not all online sources are trustworthy. Always consult with healthcare professionals for personalized advice and guidance.

Unsurprisingly, the global pandemic continues to dominate search engines. People in both Oregon and Washington are diligently searching for updates on COVID-19, vaccination sites, testing centers, and guidance from health authorities. Staying informed and safe remains a top priority.

Mental Health
The ongoing challenges of the pandemic have placed mental health in the spotlight. Queries related to anxiety, depression, therapy, and coping strategies are frequently searched. The importance of maintaining mental well-being is evident in these searches.

Healthy Eating and Nutrition
People are increasingly interested in adopting healthier lifestyles. Searches for nutrition advice, meal planning, and local farmers’ markets are on the rise. It’s heartening to see a focus on nutrition as a way to boost overall health.

Fitness and Exercise
In pursuit of physical health, residents of Oregon and Washington are turning to Google for exercise routines, workout plans, and tips for staying active. Whether it’s hiking in the stunning Pacific Northwest or finding a local gym, staying fit is a priority.

Beyond COVID-19, vaccines for other preventable diseases are a hot topic. People are searching for information about vaccine schedules, eligibility, and the importance of immunizations to protect themselves and their communities.


In the ever-evolving landscape of health, the internet serves as a valuable tool for education and awareness. The next time you’re curious about a health-related topic, don’t hesitate to turn to “Dr. Google” but do so with a critical eye and a commitment to your health and safety. When in doubt, give us a call and make an appointment with your primary care physician! 

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