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State Drops Screening Test
Updated May 5, 2013 12:03 AM | Filed under: Network Indiana
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(UNDATED) - The State Department of Health has killed a free osteoporosis-screening program for Hoosier women.

Health Commissioner Judith Monroe says she canceled the nine-year-old osteoporosis screening program based on a Stanford review of studies of the bone-density test.

That review concluded the test fails to spot osteoporosis one in five times and nearly half the positive readings for osteoporosis are wrong too.

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