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Mammograms: find your sanity

The big story is that the American Cancer Society issued an updated guideline recommending that women undergo mammography less frequently than before. ... Preventive Services Task Force, which has the most heavily-weighted (and least stringent) screening
February 2020

U.S. Supreme Court decision on Texas abortion law was a victory for truth

I completely reject the law's supporters who have claimed that the 2013 state law was to preserve women's health. ... This was unadulterated mendacity. The law was not to protect women, but to limit abortions in Texas.
February 2020

Take time to discuss women's sexual health

However, internists should recognize that sexual health equates to overall health and should ask their patients about it, said Lisa Larkin, MD, FACP, a practicing women's health internist in Cincinnati ... I think I keep them busy.”. For physicians who
October 2019

Managing menopause in 2012

postmenopausal women with an average age of 63 in the Women's Health Initiative trial. ... Currently women's health experts prefer to use the lowest dose of hormones available to control symptoms.
February 2020

How the VA can help our female veterans

11% in prior eras," said Sally Haskell, MD, Acting Director of Comprehensive Women's Health, at the VA Central Office. ... Fihn S. Washington D.C.: Women's Health Conference; Women's Health: A Research Priority in VA.
February 2020

Medical 'reversals'

The Physicians’ Health Study, so named because the study subjects were randomly selected physicians from across the U.S. ... When good science (a randomized, controlled trial called the Women’s Health Initiative) finally challenged the practice, it
February 2020

Menopause, hormone replacement, and mortality: a research reality check

job. The immediate prompt for this column is aexamining the long-term (i.e., 18 years) outcomes in the nearly 30,000 women randomized in the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) ... The form of hormone replacement studied in both HERS and WHI is one which
February 2020

Understanding Angelina

breast cancer diagnosed in a male relative. For women of Ashkenazi Jewish descent:. ... The other issue that women may misinterpret is Jolie's decision to have a double mastectomy.
February 2020

QD: News Every Day--Risk-reducing surgeries may spare lives following breast cancer

New evidence supports risk-reducing mastectomy and salpingo-oophorectomy for women with the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genetic mutations, according to newly published research. ... Researchers wrote in the Journal of the American Medical Association that no breast
February 2020

Grand Rounds at ACP Internist

Sen. Ted Kennedy's health care reform bill includes good ideas but attempts to do too much. ... Women's Health. Gynecology rules, but birth process is more boredom than miracle.
February 2020

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