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Is it Rationing? Cancer Screening and Clinical Uncertainty

M. Gregg Bloche, M.D., J.D. | Posted 08.25.2012 | Healthy Living
M. Gregg Bloche, M.D., J.D.

The dilemma for PSA screening and many other tests and treatments is that there's no science-based way to know whether holding back constitutes "rationing" for particular patients.

A Prevention Revolution

Susan Blumenthal, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Susan Blumenthal, M.D.

Seven out of 10 deaths in America are attributable to largely preventable chronic illnesses. Until now. As implementation of the recent health-reform legislation begins, our nation is finally putting prevention into practice.

Obese Kids Should Be Screened, Treated According To Task Force

AP | LINDSEY TANNER | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

CHICAGO — An influential advisory panel says school-aged youngsters and teens should be screened for obesity and sent to intensive behavior trea...

Take Two Studies And Call Them In The Morning

Rick Horowitz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rick Horowitz

If you've been eating plenty of this and that because we kept proclaiming that this and that are good for you, you might want to scale back a bit.