Is Doctors’ Fixation on Treatment Making Us Ill? (The Independent)


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As the article notes, in September 2013, health care professionals will convene at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice for the international conference “Preventing Overdiagnosis” to address overdiagnosis and develop ways to prevent the problem.

Read the full story, published on 5/30/12 by The Independent.

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