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  • Normal Test Results are Often Not Reassuring

    By Albert Fuchs, M.D.

    March 1, 2013 | 11:50 am

    Every primary care doctor has been faced with this situation. A patient reports vague symptoms and is very worried that they are a sign of a catastrophic illness. The symptoms aren't even slightly suggestive of the disease the patient is worried about, but the patient’s neighbor’s...