Doctors often take the decider role, to patients' detriment
In an ideal world, people faced with medical decisions would discuss the pros and cons with their doctors. But in the real world, people agree to take drugs, have surgery and undergo tests after a much more one-sided process, new studies show. As a result, researchers say, too many people get care they don't want or need and miss out on options that make more sense for them.
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