On Unnecessary Medical Care

Also see these two interesting articles:

Overkill: An avalanche of unnecessary medical care is harming patients physically and financially. What can we do about it? (The New Yorker)

When Evidence Says No, but Doctors Say Yes: Long after research contradicts common medical practices, patients continue to demand them and physicians continue to deliver. The result is an epidemic of unnecessary and unhelpful treatments. (The Atlantic)

Is Gene Editing the Future of Preventive Medicine?

It sounds like another quick fix that doesn’t emphasize the importance of diet and life style.  And yet this quick fix may hold great power.  This debate will continue to become more prevalent.