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Categories: Shared decision-making

2 10/29/2015

Thorough look at underuse of long-term reversible contraceptives

1 9/3/2015

Why are so few women being treated for menopause symptoms? “Rational choice” not high on this story’s list of answers

1 7/8/2015

Strong report questions effectiveness of breast cancer screening — but needed a discussion of study limitations

2 5/29/2015

Waiting to clamp the umbilical cord — NPR carefully balances discussion of benefits and harms

2 5/29/2015

Coverage of delayed umbilical cord clamping omits possible harms to baby and an important study limitation

5/14/2015

Balanced, insightful report on tradeoffs of treating premature babies at edge of survival

3 5/13/2015

The Times offers informative breakdown on the value of lung cancer screening