USA Today column: Warren Buffett’s lost prostate cancer opportunity

My latest column was published this morning in USA Today: What’s right for Warren Buffett not right for every man.

I discuss Warren Buffett’s recent prostate cancer diagnosis, and whether he should have been screened in the first place: “Buffett’s coverage should have been an opportunity to educate the country that, for many, more conservative options would not only save them from harmful, unnecessary treatments, but also potentially reduce health costs.”

For those who’ve missed my national columns in the past month, here’s a recap.

CNN: Despite flaws, health care law is needed

CNN: Doctors and patients should talk more, test less

USA Today: Complex health choices require shared decisions

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