When routine medical tests trigger a cascade of costly, unnecessary care

MRIs done early for uncomplicated low back pain and routine vitamin D tests "just to be thorough" are considered "low-value care" and can lead to further testing that can cost patients thousands.(Image credit: ER Productions Limited/Getty Images)

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