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Doctors Order Imaging Tests ‘Defensively’

For Older Women, Mammograms Every 2 Years Found as Good as Annual Test

Some Doctors Say They Request MRIs and X-rays Because They Worry About Getting Sued By Kathleen DohenyWebMD Health News Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD Feb. 16, 2011 (San Diego) — Doctors don’t order imaging tests such as MRIs and X-rays only to zero in on a diagnosis. One in …

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