Reasons why doctors overtreat and overtest

“Reasons why doctors overtreat and overtest.” By Robert Centor MD, KevinMD.com

The New York Times recently had an important and provocative piece, “Overtreatment Is Taking a Harmful Toll.” The title is a bit misleading. The article focuses more on overtesting. We test too much and we treat too much. The article, while mostly accurate, does . . . → Read More: Reasons why doctors overtreat and overtest

The new religion: screening at your parish church

“The new religion: screening at your parish church.” By Charles Warlow, British Medical Journal

Unusually for me, I went to church. On a Monday. Not to ask forgiveness or to sing a hymn, or to be instructed from the pulpit, but to be screened. After all, if Liverpool Anglican Cathedral can be a . . . → Read More: The new religion: screening at your parish church