Top stories in health and medicine, February 21, 2013

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1. 17 Doc Groups Add to ‘Overused’ Test List. Seventeen medical specialty societies have added their names and recommendations to a list of overused tests and procedures that should be avoided.

2. Bullying Scars the Adult Mind. Bullying has psychiatric implications into adulthood.

3. Malpractice: Laser Surgery Lawsuits Surge. Lawsuits relating to injury from laser surgery are on the rise, and physicians have been held liable even if they were not personally operating the device.

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