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Patient Resources to Help Avoid Medical Overutilization

Excellent Overview -- The Cost Conundrum Redux  by Atul Gawande
http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/newsdesk/2009/06/atul-gawande-the-cost-conundrum-redux.html  

AARP - Seven Medical Procedures You Do Not Need
http://pubs.aarp.org/aarpbulletin/201205_DC?folio=10#pg10  

Consumer Union - What to Reject When You're Expecting
http://www.consumerreports.org/cro/2012/05/what-to-reject-when-you-re-expecting/index.htm  

Top Procedures & Treatments Which Appear to be Overutilized