Sixty-eight percent of those 65 and older take vitamin supplements. Much of what we once believed about the benefits is wrong.
Nearly 1 in 3 Medicare patients undergo an operation in their final year of life.
Patients are often aggressively screened for cancer, even if they won’t live long enough to benefit.
Overtreatment of breast cancer and other diseases is pervasive, burdening patients and the health care system with enormous costs and needless suffering.