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Physicians Groups Call for Fewer Tests for Patients

If you feel you’re poked, prodded and subjected to too many tests when you visit the doctor, your physician may actually agree. Nine major medical societies, including the American College of Cardiology and the American Society of Clinical Oncology have banded together — representing nearly 375,000 physicians — to promote Choosing Wisely, an initiative aimed [...]
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