PBS NewsHour

Medical Groups Call on Doctors to Perform Fewer Tests

Clip: 04/04/2012 | 9m 28s

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.

Aired: 04/04/12

Rating: NR

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