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The most important question to ask your doctor when a test is recommended

Many people think that tests (blood work, x-rays, scans, etc.) mean their doctor is doing something constructive and working hard to figure out what is wrong. But tests are a double-edged sword. When I trained most diagnoses were derived from … Continue reading

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RSV primer: testing

I start checking the CDC site daily for RSV updates around mind-October. To some that may be paranoid, but Oliver has suffered through two major hospitalizations with RSV, so I figure forewarned is the first step in being forearmed. For … Continue reading

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