ANOTHER REASON TO ALWAYS GET A SECOND OPINION ON SURGERY: A USA TODAY STUDY FOUND THAT TENS OF THOUSANDS OF TIMES EACH YEAR, PATIENTS UNDERGO SURGERY THEY DON’T NEED.

According to an article in USA TODAY on June 21, 2013, which was based on a review of government records and medial databases, tens of thousands of times each year, patients are wheeled into the nation’s operating rooms for surgery that isn’t necessary. Some patients...