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Medical Lab Tests

4 Medical Tests You May Not Need

Posted 06.27.2013 | 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...

Normal Medical Lab Results Not So Normal

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 06.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

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.

Resisting the Tyranny of Medical Testing

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Katz, M.D.

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.