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Discover Rush Summer 2013: The Less is More Issue
Treatments and Tests You May Not Really Need
For certain medical problems — including coughs, sinus infections and back pain — a conservative approach to treatment is sometimes best, explains Steven Rothschild, MD, in this Q&A.
Minimally Invasive Procedures
These state-of-the-art techniques can help patients go home in less time and with less pain, blood loss and scarring than after conventional surgery.
In Medicine, Can You Get More From Less?
When you consider the fact that nearly all medical tests, surgical procedures and medications carry some risk of adverse effects, it makes sense that sometimes less of something can offer more benefit in the world of medicine.
Three Simple Ideas for Cutting Fat and Calories
Small changes that can make a big difference.
For a Healthy Diet, Less is Often More
Five tips for healthier living.
Targeted Radiation Therapy: Less Toxic, More Effective
Radiation therapy has become better at targeting tumors while protecting the healthy tissue that surrounds them.
Less is More: Facts
Medicine isn't the only field in which less sometimes equals more. Learn quick facts about some of the others.
Rush in the News
Mind-Stimulating Activities May Help Aging Brains
Novel Approach for Living Kidney Donors
Depression Treatment Studies
Stem Cells to Treat Chest Pain Caused by Heart Disease
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