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The Myth of Excessive Medical Testing

By: Joseph Feldschuh, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.A.C.P. This is the second article in a series of medical columns focusing on the need for patients to be their own medical advocates. The previous column focused on inherent conflicts of interest in medical … Continue reading

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New York Times and Unnecessary Medical Tests

A recent letter to the editor of the New York Times on April 1, 2013 discusses unnecessary tests which are supposedly related to physicians concerned about malpractice. In the current environment there are all sorts of regulations such as the … Continue reading

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Death of Ed Koch from Congestive Heart Failure – Was It Avoidable?

I had met Ed Koch on a number of occasions including the time when he was a U.S. Congressman and we were both on a television program.  Mr. Koch was a beloved New York City mayor who was not afraid … Continue reading

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