For several years, a number of studies, from Harvard’s School of Public Health to The Rand Institute have suggested that among the reasons why America’s health care bill is so high is that we spend a lot on unnecessary and duplicative care — perhaps up to 40% of the nation’s total health care tab.

In this link, a study of the British Medical Journal suggests that very nearly half of medical treatments are of questionable effectiveness. See what you think::

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/01/24/surprise-we-dont-know-if-half-our-medical-treatments-work/

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