By Jessica Girdwain
"Is this test really necessary?" That's the question every woman should ask at her next doctor's visit. According to a report i...
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The medical field continues to define health as the absence of disease, an impoverished conceptualization that underlies the most fundamental problems in our health care system.
What are the performance characteristics of a test? This term refers broadly to how reliably a test finds what it is looking for, and how reliably it finds only what it is looking for without mistakenly sounding an unnecessary alarm.
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