Category: overtesting

4 12/21/2016

Why biotech celeb Craig Venter’s prostate cancer story should be read with healthy dose of skepticism


Podcast: Vinay Prasad, MD takes on moonshots, precision medicine, journalism & more

8 4/20/2016

Media mystery: Why did journalists ignore an important study on a costly, harmful back pain procedure?

1 12/1/2015

A patient’s perspective on recent prostate cancer screening news

2 6/4/2015

Shades of Aldous Huxley in AARP’s “Brave New World” of diagnostic tests


BBC takedown of exaggerated jogging study gives a second helping of bad advice

3 4/3/2015

Incessant Testing: Experts are right, but Mark Cuban will prevail.


Stop blaming “demanding patients” for driving up health care costs


What women need to know about USNWR’s “16 Health Screenings All Women Need”

1 9/9/2013

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