When evidence says no, but doctors say yes

If you might ever need to listen to medical advice, you’ll want to read this 2017 Probublica article: When Evidence Says No, But Doctors Say Yes. The site summarizes it:

Years after research contradicts common practices, patients continue to demand them and doctors continue to deliver. The result is an epidemic of unnecessary and unhelpful treatment.

Go read the whole article. If you ever needed a reason to question before accepting some treatement, surely you will find it here.

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