• My son was diagnosed at age one as having life threatening allergies to peanuts. He was given skin tests after what appeared to be a reaction to peanut butter. The tests showed he was allergic to everything. So, […]

  • Conflicting studies abound as with most screening technologies. Seems like each year new research studies provide evidence either supporting or refuting the guidelines I’ve adhered to my entire adult life. So, when I turned 50 this year I wanted to talk to the physician before scheduling my screening colonoscopy. Couldn’t someone like me who was [...]

  • Amy Lischko posted an update 3 years ago

    Colonoscopy: Conflicting studies abound as with most screening technologies. Seems like each year new research studies provide evidence either supporting or refuting the guidelines I’ve adhered to my entire adult life. So, when I turned 50 this year I wanted to talk to the physician before scheduling my screening colonoscopy. Couldn’t someone…[Read more]

  • Yes, and it’s the same story for LASIK surgery or any other “discretionary” procedure. They “build in” some uncertainty into those rates you pay (in case it takes longer or more visits) while still keeping the rates competitive because they know you can shop around. But, I have to tell you….it’s no easier for me [...]

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