I know I’m late on both of these, as both were published a week ago. Late or not, I like to catch up so that I can archive good stuff on my site.
An analysis by the Nordic Cochrane Center in Copenhagen led to this conclusion:
“General health checks did not reduce morbidity or mortality, neither overall nor for cardiovascular or cancer causes, although the number of new diagnoses was increased.”
And on Zocalo Public Square, Heather Boerner asks, “How About Ice Cream Without the Tonsillectomy? Subtitle: “We Keep Wanting More Care Without Knowing If It’s Better Care.”