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Forbes: 8 Unnecessary Medical Tests and Treatments

Annual Pap Tests

Don’t perform routine annual Pap tests in women 30 – 65 years of age.

In average-risk women, routine annual Pap tests (cervical cytology screenings) offer no advantage over screenings performed at three-year intervals. (American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists)

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