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Women are getting fewer mammograms

September 4, 2012

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by Mary Budinger —  A study by the Mayo Clinic has found that fewer women in their 40s are getting screening mammograms since the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommended that screening mammograms start at age 50 instead of 40. Mayo Clinic researchers found that screening mammography rates for women aged 40 to 49 […]

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Thermography for breast screening

August 31, 2012

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by Dr. Martha Grout —  Mammography has neither proved to be a flawless screening tool, nor does it give a good reading in women with dense breasts. And as every woman who has undergone a mammogram knows, it hurts to have breast tissue squashed between two pieces of metal. Researchers have long warned that the […]

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Cancer prevention starts with you

August 25, 2012

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by Dr. Frank George —  America declared war on cancer in 1971 because it was the second leading cause of death in the United States. President Richard Nixon said, “The time has come in America when the same kind of concentrated effort that split the atom and took man to the moon should be turned […]

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Health updates: Cell phone effects and why we cry

February 28, 2012

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The following is new information on how cell phones affect the body and why we cry. Cell phone effects now seen in thermographic imaging Now for the first time, through the use of thermographic imaging, scientists can see the changes taking place internally after just a 15-minute phone call. Instead of dominant “cool” blues and […]

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Breast cancer: Awareness or prevention?

February 25, 2012

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by Dr. Martha Grout —  Every fall, the landscape turns pink as throngs of women don running shoes in the hope of curing breast cancer. Yet, the money generated from these endeavors has not been shown to impact the fact that one in eight women still gets breast cancer. Earlier this year, the President’s Cancer […]

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Mainstream news beginning to question value of mammogram

February 23, 2012

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by Mary Budinger —  From the Susan G. Komen for the Cure® organization to the American Cancer Society, everyone preaches that women need to get annual mammograms because the screening saves lives — right? Well, think again. A recent analysis published in Annals of Internal Medicine found that most women who discover breast cancer as […]

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