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Tag: informed decision-making


After a year on Medicare, advice for journalists on stories that need to be told


Belief in health bullshit is a global problem; a big study points to solutions


5-Star Friday • Informed patients & uninformed President? These journalists nail it!


Immunizing children against deadly bullshit


Two noteworthy breast cancer articles: women who turn down mammography…and questions about precision medicine


TV station should stop promoting questionable screening tests at MN State Fair

6 1/15/2013

Doctors who order PSA blood test without discussing it with patients