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Mammograms, PSA, Lipids, and Hep A

My friend Budd Shenkin, a public health oriented pediatrician, whose opinions on domestic politics, the Middle East, and Philadelphia basketball I rely on nearly as often as he thinks I should, has blogged an extremely interesting view on statistical surveys and national guidelines in the medical field, expressing an opinion I hadn't seen before, and one that I think is well worth considering.  You can read it here: