Doctors often continue to push medical procedures even when research clearly shows they do no good, or even are harmful.
Sometimes it’s because the physician hasn’t kept up on the research. He or she may not know that a treatment has been debunked.
Other times, it’s because of a financial incentive. High-profit surgeries are important to a physician’s bottom line.
If your doctor urges you to have any of the following procedures, you should think twice.