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Dr Steven Weinberger, Executive Vice President and Chief Executive of the American College of Physicians (ACP), holds a book in his office at the ACP building in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania February 15, 2012. A leading group of U.S. doctors is trying to tackle the costly problem of excessive medical testing, hoping to avoid more government intervention in how they practice. The ACP, the largest U.S. medical specialty group, is rolling out guidelines to help doctors better identify when patients should screen for specific diseases and when they can be spared the cost, and potentially invasive procedures, that follow. Picture taken February 15, 2012. To match Feature HEALTH -OVERTREATMENT/ REUTERS/Tim Shaffer (UNITED STATES - Tags: HEALTH)