The "PSA test" for prostate cancer has become an annual ritual for millions of middle-aged men. But what’s billed as "early detection" may be doing more harm than good. We hear the findings of a government task force and the reaction from a divided medical profession. Also, the SpaceX Dragon capsule docks on the International Space Station, and Egypt prepares for a divisive run-off election.
Is Less Medicine Good Medicine?
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SpaceX Dragon Docks on the International Space Station
A NASA astronaut on the International Space Station said today, "We've got a dragon by the tail." That would be the Dragon capsule launched by Space X , to make history as...
7 min, 36 sec
Would Less Testing Make for Better Medical Care?
When it comes to cancer, the watchword has long been "early detection," routine testing for common forms of the disease. But the United States Preventative Services Task...
36 min, 41 sec