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FDA reports on association of breast implants and a rare form of lymphoma

In women who don't have implants, ALCL is an infrequent tumor, affecting approximately 1 in 500,000 women is the U.S. ... She shares her ideas on education, ethics in medicine, health care news and culture.
July 2019

Women at higher risk of having stroke with Afib

Why? AF should equal AF. But it does matter. When it comes to AF and stroke, women are very different. . ... Better Health's mission is to support and promote health care professional bloggers, provide insightful and trustworthy health commentary, and
July 2019

QD: News Every Day-- One-third of doctors overuse MRIs for breast cancer screening

Guidelines from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the American Cancer Society recommend mammography as the only routine screening test for women ... health care costs are, in part, due to the
July 2019

Can we have an informed discussion about health care reform?

The quote at the top of the women's health care portion of the site (reproduced as a picture below in case the site changes) lays bare how badly people misunderstand ... Carrying this woman's logic to an extreme, does she now no longer support paying for
July 2019

Preventing cervical cancer in Tanzania

It turns out I was wrong: health care workers were enthusiastic and attended the trainings and women lined up for testing. ... At any one time, I've read, 10% of women will have HPV infections.
July 2019

QD: News Every Day--AAFP adds PSA tests, pelvic exams for The Pill to its Choosing Wisely list

Hormonal contraceptives are safe, effective, and well tolerated for most women. ... country engage in conversations about what care they need, and what we can do to reduce waste and overuse in our health care system.”.
July 2019

Review points to the need for better ways to advise women and detect breast cancer

And you might, if you are following this blog, wonder why I remain convinced that mammography, when done right, has the potential to save many women’s lives and, what’s ... women, that mammography’s effectiveness has been, again, disproved.
July 2019

Part-time women in medicine: Are they pulling their weight?

In the past several decades women have made significant gains toward equal status in medicine. ... Findings include:. --Women may spend more time with their patients. --Women have different communication styles.
July 2019

Screening for lung cancer can be easier said than done

This issue also covers sexual harassment in medicine, women's health, and reducing alcohol-related traffic fatalities. ... conference coverage from the annual meeting of the American Medical Women's Association, which was held in Philadelphia in March.
May 2018

Density of breasts, clarity of decisions

My aim here is not to advise you or the women in your life directly on the“ right” answer. ... warranted. Nancy's efforts to expand access to information about, and options for, dense breast tissue cancer screening to all women rest not on recondite
July 2019

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