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February 25th, 2013 · Naturopathic News · , ,

Los Angeles Times (CA) – Doctors list overused medical treatments – By Noam N. Levey – (Wednesday, February 20, 2013) –

Nearly 100 medical procedures, tests and therapies are overused and often unnecessary, a coalition of leading medical societies says in a new report aimed at improving healthcare and controlling runaway costs.
The medical interventions – including early cesarean deliveries, CT scans for head injuries in children and annual Pap tests for middle-aged women – may be necessary in some cases, the physician groups said. But often they are not beneficial and may even cause harm.

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