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Why American doctors keep doing expensive procedures that don’t work

Why American doctors keep doing expensive procedures that don’t work

Vox - Eric Patashnik

The proportion of medical procedures unsupported by evidence may be nearly half. The news last fall that stents inserted in patients with heart disease to keep arteries open work no better than a placebo ought to be shocking. Each year, hundreds of thousands of American patients receive stents for …

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