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HealthWatch: Saying ‘No’ To Unnecessary Medical Tests

When it comes to good health, sometimes just saying ‘no’ to an unnecessary medical tests may be the best course of action.


A lab technician works on a blood sample at a hospital. (FREDERICK FLORIN/AFP/Getty Images)

HealthWatch: Do-It-Yourself Medical Tests Now Online

You can now order your own lab tests online without seeing a doctor. Test results are reported by e-mail and they can save time and money, but are they a good idea?

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/01/2011