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3 Tips to Avoid an Unnecessary Screening Test

Routine use of diagnostic and screening tests is ingrained in modern American medicine. Accepted guidelines include recommendations for yearly blood workups and regular blood pressure checks. Mammograms, PSA tests and other screening tests are championed as the way to catch cancer in its early…

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Is Shingles Vaccination Really ‘Safe’?

I found it hard to keep my blood from boiling over when I just read a new study published in the Journal of Internal Medicine that declares that shingles vaccination is “safe.” The findings were from a Vaccine Safety Datalink study of 193,083 adults, which was conducted by the Centers for…

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