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Study: Seniors may get overtested

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HANOVER, N.H. -

Researchers at Dartmouth say our seniors might be getting overtested.

They followed Medicare patients and found about half had the same test twice within three years. Repeat heart and chest exams were the most common, followed by scans of the bladder and digestive tract.

Experts say doctors need to keep better records to make sure patients don't get too many tests.

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