Tag Archives: overuse

AARP: Stakeholder for Waste and Moneyed Interests?

Tweet AARP, you lost whatever presumed credibility you thought you had with one article in the current issue of your magazine. I am talking about the hard copy of “All the President’s Scans: Our Commander in Chief Regularly Gets An … Continue reading

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Back Pain Treatment Trends Worth Reversing

Tweet It may just be the American way –pull out all the stops and try anything or everything at great expense when it comes to medical care. Today’s post takes up how well the United States is doing at providing … Continue reading

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Stand Up and Learn the Tradeoffs
Of Using Medical Imaging for Your Kids

Tweet My last post raised questions about the overuse of CT imaging in children, which researchers projected could prove hazardous to kids in the form of excess solid tumors at some point in the kid’s lifetime. It’s one study, but … Continue reading

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