Category: overtreatment


Reflecting on one little paper in Science 40 years ago – Jack Wennberg’s legacy

1 9/9/2013

When the word “cancer” corrupts thought and action. Labeling hurts. The words matter.

1 7/30/2013

If you have low back pain, chances are increasing that you won’t be treated based on best evidence

3 7/29/2013

Cautions on cancer screening, overdiagnosis and overtreatment


Journal editors decry the paradox of mental health: overtreatment and under-recognition


Waste & Harm in the Treatment of Mild Hypertension: overtreatment, industry influence


One doc’s 5 rules to battle “more” testing and treatment

2 2/7/2013

David Healy’s depressing reflection on 25th anniversary of Prozac & SSRIs for depression

2 12/13/2012

Other views on the NYT op-ed, “The 2,000 Year-Old Wonder Drug”

2 10/25/2012

Two more “more is not always better” reminders