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Healing Hearts

Campaign Series: Engage With Health
Article Type: Article
Language: English
Format: HTML, PDF
Most recent update: 02/09/2012
Millions of people are screened each year for heart disease. Some screening tests, such as those for high blood pressure and cholesterol levels, can help identify heart disease early and lead to lifesaving treatments. But in our zeal to prevent heart disease, and in some cases stimulated by financial incentives, doctors and patients often pursue other tests that are more likely to mislead and harm than clarify and cure.
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