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Tag: overtreatment

6/8/2018

5-Star Friday: Celebrating some slow journalism

2/1/2018

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

4/25/2017

Five years wisely: A look at Choosing Wisely’s effort to reduce unnecessary medical care

7/17/2015

Five-Star Friday: statins, funeral home death, devices, overtreatment, scorecards

3 6/9/2015

Why did last week’s mammography study get so much news, but the DCIS study didn’t?

1 4/21/2015

Roundup of Media Messages on the New Mammogram Guidelines

3 7/29/2013

Cautions on cancer screening, overdiagnosis and overtreatment

5/9/2013

One doc’s 5 rules to battle “more” testing and treatment

10/4/2012

BMJ special reports on overtreatment

1/19/2012

The Naked Doctor: profiling overdiagnosis and overtreatment