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44 Secrets Surgeons Won’t Tell You

The Healthy Logo By Michelle Crouch of The Healthy | Slide 1 of 45: "If so, chances are you’re going to get that type of joint or screw, even if it’s more expensive or not the most appropriate.” —Dr. Rickert. These are the ten medical tests and procedures doctors don't waste their money on.

Surgeons have our lives in their hands, but most of us know more about the people who cut our hair than about the doctors who cut our bodies. Click through the slide show above to learn what they're reluctant to say.

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