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The Author Speaks: Overtested, Overmedicated, and Overtreated

Interview with Rosemary Gibson, coauthor of The Treatment Trap: How the Overuse of Medical Care Is Wrecking Your Health and What You Can Do to Prevent It.

Most of us go to the doctor when we’re sick or for a checkup. Sometimes, our doctors give us tests or send us on to specialists or to the hospital for extra ones—most often as a precaution. We receive advice, maybe a prescription, and stay happy and well. Occasionally, we have to schedule a small procedure or a more complex surgery to fix what isn’t right. … Back to Article

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