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To Test, Or Not to Test

Posted on 02/21/2013 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

Personal HealthThe following is a guest post by Yolanda Taylor, Integrated Communication Director at AARP. “Doctor, do I really need this procedure?” It’s a question that few of us ask, but more of us should. Over the past decade, the average amount that middle-income households spent on health care increased by 51% – nearly double their income growth (30 percent) and three times the growth rate in their spending for all other products and services. The tests, procedures, and medication therapies …