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Medical Mystery: Why Is Back Surgery So Popular in Casper, Wyo.?

02.13.2017 - Healthcare Quality

By    of the New York TImesFEB. 13, 2017

You might think that once drugs, devices and medical procedures are shown to be effective, they quickly become available. You might also think that those shown not to work as well as alternatives are immediately discarded.

Reasonable assumptions both, but you’d be wrong.

 

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https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/13/upshot/medical-mystery-why-is-back-surgery-so-popular-in-casper-wyo.html?em_pos=small&emc=edit_up_20170213&nl=upshot&nl_art=1&nlid=66776611&ref=headline&te=1&_r=0