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Preventing Overdiagnosis: Consumer Reports participates in a groundbreaking conference to address a growing healthcare problem

People immediately understand misdiagnosis, but the concept of overdiagnosis can be harder to grasp, especially when stories of people getting bad or inadequate care dominates headlines. When it comes to healthcare, is there any harm in getting too much?

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Consumer Reports participates in a groundbreaking conference to address a growing healthcare problem

Consumer Reports staff attended the 2013 Preventing Overdiagnosis conference hosted by The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice, in partnership with the BMJ, Consumer Reports, and Bond University. Learn more about our work to educate consumers on the problem of overdiagnosis and overtreatment in healthcare.

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