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Back Pain Treatment Trends Worth Reversing

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 back … Continue reading

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Cardiovascular Care and the Bush Effect

It’s too soon to tell whether former President George W. Bush’s stent to open his coronary artery will change how Americans receive cardiovascular care, but I certainly have my worries. If the argument to aggressively search for cardiac disease in … Continue reading

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Patient POV’s Most Popular and Important Posts in 2012

Here they are: the most popular and important posts on Patient POV this year: The Top 10 Reasons Why Warren Buffett’s to Treat Prostate Cancer Bugs Me This post got me on the radio for the very first time in … Continue reading

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Are Dense-Breast, Right-to-Know Laws Helpful?

In a victory for the dense-breast patient movement, Governor Jerry Brown (D-CA) signed legislation last week requiring that doctors who discover that women have dense breasts on mammography must inform women that: dense breasts are a risk factor for breast … Continue reading

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