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Here's an evidence-based test with no dangerous side effects. But some common orthopedic treatments don't work. Selim Ucar/CAM/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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We know you'd rather skip the fasting and bowel prep. But that's the way we've always done it. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Dr. Madhumathi Gunasekaran examines John Pike at the Northgate II clinic in Camden, N.J. Emma Lee hide caption

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In South Jersey, New Options For Primary Care Are Slow To Take Hold

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Doctors' use of CT head scans for hospitalized patients didn't change when the prices were revealed at the time an order was being made. Wikimedia Commons hide caption

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In a push to improve quality, Medicare will pay some hospitals more and others, including Boston's Massachusetts General, less. Steven Senne/AP hide caption

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Medicare Starts To Reward Quality, Not Quantity, Of Care

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Inattention to catheters used often in ICUs can lead to serious infections. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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