medical testing

  • May 10, 2012  

    Medical experiments on chimpanzees can be invasive, involving injections, blood samples and liver biopsies. But some say it’s the only way to advance medicine. Miles O’Brien’s report explores whether there are ever instances in which the scientific value of research should offset the moral cost of working with chimps. Continue reading

  • April 4, 2012  

    Nine medical specialty groups on Wednesday released a list of 45 medical tests and procedures they say are often unnecessary and costly — and sometimes dangerous. Gwen Ifill discusses the “Choose Wisely” campaign with Dr. Glen Stream of the American Academy of Family Physicians and Dr. Eric Topol of Scripps Health. Continue reading