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Men’s Journal cautions their readers about certain medical screens and tests that can result in overtreatment or worse.

Men’s Journal cautions their readers about certain medical screens and tests that can result in overtreatment or worse. Many of us have visited doctors, endured test after test which leads to more tests that are often negative. Other screens have us worrying about our blood pressure, our cholesterol, or even our prostate. By now it is no secret that many of these common tests or screens have led many people down a fearful path of medical procedures, tests and sometimes life altering experiences. While most doctors have your best interests in mind when doing these tests or procedures, the problem Read More »

Healthcare costs; where you are evaluated and treated first can make all the difference.

Healthcare costs; where you are evaluated and treated first can make all the difference. Did you know that where you are treated and by whom can make the difference between what your visit can cost you now and into the future. There is the often told tale of the person with hand numbness who had hand numbness into the fingers, and by their doctors suggestion, visits a neurologist, who runs a test such as an NCV which tests nerve conduction which if positive can lead to another specialist, and then another and then another? Often this path which has significant Read More »