How to protect yourself from overtreatment

In an interview with H Gilbert Welch, MD, lead author of ‘Overdiagnosed—Making People Sick in the Pursuit of Health’
(http://www.amazon.com/Overdiagnosed-ebook/dp/B004C43EW6)
Maryann Napoli from the Centre for Medical Consumers, asks, ‘What exactly is overdiagnosis’ and ‘How can people reduce their chances of being overdiagnosed?’
http://medicalconsumers.org/2011/03/07/protect-yourself-from-overtreatment/

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Medical writer, author, artist. Cancer campaigner. Aiming always to improve health services and bring compassion into health care.
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