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Unnecessary Medical Procedures

4 Medical Tests You May Not Need

Posted 03.11.2015 | OWN

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...

Many Medical Procedures Prove Unnecessary -- And Risky

| Posted 05.05.2013 | Healthy Living

By Tara Haelle (Click here for the original article) The routine use of 130 different medical screenings, tests and treatments are often unnecessa...

To Improve U.S. Health Care, Heed MD-Specialists' Suggestions to Reduce Excess Tests

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 06.09.2012 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

The goal of quality patient care is and always should be the same: Health care professionals should do the right thing for the right patient in the right setting with the right resources.

Narcissism Is Bad for Our Country's Health

Tanya Abreu | Posted 01.22.2012 | Politics
Tanya Abreu

In the heated debate surrounding health care reform in the United States, one thing is consistent and urgent: waste is expensive to our country's health.