Resisting expanding disease empires: why we shouldn’t label healthy people as sick

Expanding the definitions of disease can cause a cascade of overtesting and overtreatment. Fort George G. Meade Public Affairs Office/Flickr, CC BY You might have heard the frightening news last year suggesting half of all Americans had some form of diabetes. A survey in the journal JAMA was covered extensively, including by NBC, WebMD and ...

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