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I Really Wish You Wouldn't Do That | By Kim Bellard, September 22, 2016
Digital rectal exams (DREs) typify much of what's wrong with our health care system. Men dread going to go get them, and -- oh, by the way -- they apparently don't actually provide much value. By the same token, routine pelvic exams for healthy women also don't have any proven value either......Click to continue
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