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 ...
Resisting expanding disease empires: why we shouldnt label healthy people as sick
By Ray Moynihan
4 Apr 2016