Category Archive for: ‘False Positives’

The Evidence Gap – The Pain May Be Real, But The (MRI) Scan Is Deceiving

December 9, 2008By GINA KOLATAThe New York Times Cheryl Weinstein’s left knee bothered her for years, but when it started clicking and hurting when she straightened it, she told her internist that something was definitely wrong. It was the start of her medical odyssey, a journey that led her to specialists, physical therapy, Internet searches and, finally, an M.R.I. scan …

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