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"Researchers say a critical medical diagnosis can be surprisingly subjective. This is HouseCall for health. Just like you your doctor can suffer from decision fatigue where in the morning. It's easier to think through a tough problem. But by late afternoon. Those decisions can seem tougher researchers at the university of Pennsylvania studied, the rate of cancer screenings ordered by doctors, they found that during eight AM appointments. Sixty four percent of eligible patients were told to get a breast cancer screening at five pm that number was down to forty eight percent. The same kind of numbers showed up for colon. Cancer screenings the study in the journal Jemma network open says in addition to decision fatigue doctors may be rushing because they're behind in"