Shannon Brownlee

New America Foundation

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Acting Director of the Health Policy Program at the New America Foundation and visiting scholar at the National Institutes of Health; author of Overtreated: Why Too Much Medicine Is Making Us Sicker and Poorer

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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 Force says…

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