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Tag: harms of screening


With free brain tumor screening, the road to early detection may be filled with potholes


5-Star Friday: Give us more!


What you need to know about a Washington State report on health care waste

1 10/11/2017

More evidence that women should be wary of ‘ovarian reserve testing’ events


Why you should be wary of ‘ovarian reserve testing’ events at fertility clinics

1 5/10/2016

Communicating effectively about concussion research: 6 tips for writers


Smart journalism scrutinizes cancer screening issues


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

1 1/8/2014

“Our screening sacred cows”


Consumer Reports cover story: Cancer tests you need – and those you don’t