A review authored by Drs. H. Gilbert Welch and William Black suggests that doctors need to address the problem of overdiagnosis in cancer care—the detection and possible treatment of tumors that may never cause symptoms or lead to death.
Dartmouth President Jim Yong Kim has been elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a center for independent policy research that is one of the world's most prestigious honorary societies.
Studies show that a majority of Americans are not well-prepared to handle their personal finances and make adequate plans for retirement. The newly created Financial Literacy Center hopes to change that.