Category: overtreatment


Are demanding patients driving the epidemic of unnecessary medical care?


Could finding more cancer lead us to understand risk factors less?

1 12/20/2017

New blood pressure guidelines: supporters get coverage, critics don’t. Why?

3 12/6/2017

Sham surgeries: A tale of medical reversals & the role of the media

2 11/9/2017

A pharma sales army aims to increase ‘fibroid awareness’; women’s health experts brace for collateral damage


Podcast: Allen Frances, MD – A psychiatrist’s take on the DSM, Pharma, and Donald Trump

3 10/3/2017

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: How do we end up pink-washed every October?

2 5/25/2017

The anatomy of a drug website: 5 pharma tactics to be wary of

4 5/16/2017

Cashing in on emotions: How pharma profits from medicalizing the normal spectrum of feelings

2 5/8/2017

“Less is more” theme from breast cancer conference attracts little mainstream news coverage