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

Shannon Brownlee on KCRW

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…

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 Force says…

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Healthcare Reform without Tom Daschle

Today, as the producers of To the Point were putting together a show on healthcare reform, former Senator Tom Daschle withdrew his name as President Obama’s top healthcare advisor.

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