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Home health tests: what’s worth it, what’s not?

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This article is from the issue  202101

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Can you trust a screening test you can do from the comfort of your own home? Dr Sarah Jarvis gives her take and explains the pros and cons.
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ince the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, many of us have taken our health into our own hands as health services have become less accessible, or we’ve been worried about visiting the GP’s surgery. As a result, there has been a surge in interest in home health tests.
Screening has no downsides, right? Wrong. As a medical student, it was drummed into me that the key criteria for any test are that...
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