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How can clinical biochemists help or harm thyroid patients?

Economic pressures on health care systems worldwide have led to government-funded and medical-association supported campaigns like Choosing Wisely that offer “toolkits” promoting the cancellation of laboratory tests and treatments. These cancellations affect a wide variety of patients with many health… Read More ›

How thyroid guidelines are being used to punish doctors

Clinical guidelines are supposed to promote patient health and encourage evidence-based medicine and physician discernment, but thyroid guidelines aim to restrict testing, restrict medication, and prevent any change in therapy practices. Indeed, the enforcement of restrictions appears to be the… Read More ›

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