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‘Less Is More’: The Next Big Thing for Medicine
HealthLeaders Media

When billionaire-entrepreneur-Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban lobbed a Tweet in early April advising his followers to have their blood tested “for everything available” every 3 months, he probably didn’t expect to unleash a Twitterspheric debate on medical overuse.

Scores of health journalists and clinicians jumped on this ill-advised tweet, explaining that such overtesting can result in false positives, further testing, unneeded treatment, patient stress, and considerable costs.

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