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Experts Say U.S. Doctors Overtesting, Overtreating


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Too much cancer screening, too many heart tests, too many cesarean sections. A spate of recent reports suggests that many Americans are being overtreated.

New evidence and updated guidelines are recommending a step back and more thorough doctor-patient talks about risks and benefits of screening tests.


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