Better Price/Best Price street signs According to a new study, “physicians do only slightly better than non-physicians-–but not by much and not always.” (Image: Shutterstock)

It was a common theory at the beginning of this age of information: just give people the facts, and they’ll make the right choice.

We all know how that works out, at least sometimes. And a new study suggests that even with physicians, who should know more about health care than the vast majority of the population, better information doesn’t always lead to better decisions.

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