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Being less dense about breast cancer screening

Two national surveys and one state survey have reported that women want to know their dense tissue composition. ... We look forward to data confirming that legislative efforts improve breast density knowledge and assist women in discussions with their
February 2020

Many women who don't need Pap tests are still getting them

It's hard to know what's behind this behavior. These women can't benefit from the tests they're undergoing. ... Another possible explanation is that some of the women surveyed are simply wrong.
February 2020

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

Considering the risks and benefits of birth control options

I'm a big fan of oral contraceptives. They contributed to women's liberation by giving us a reliable method of planning, delaying, or avoiding pregnancy. ... Better Health's mission is to support and promote health care professional bloggers, provide
February 2020

Mammograms are not as awesome as we said they were

Women’s health centers at hospitals are primarily about mammograms and breast cancer diagnosis and treatment. ... But what about the Canadian study published in February? This looked at women aged 40-59 who were screened with either clinical
February 2020

Joplin hospital rebuilds, better than before

The obstetricians are particularly looking forward to this aspect of the new hospital, according to Jeffrey Manley, MD, a women's health physician and medical director for robotic surgery at Mercy ... It's like the cockpit of a plane, keeping everything
October 2014

Breast cancer and teen diets, what and when it's important

But adult breast health is largely determined much earlier in life, when the breast tissue is developing. ... As such, women with a higher lifetime exposure to estrogen have higher rates of breast cancer.
February 2020

Preventive medicine: on being a bad patient

Will I get a stroke or heart attack with estrogen? The results from the Women's Health Initiative suggested that this might be a risk, but further study has suggested that ... American, she blogs at Why is American Health Care So Expensive?, where this
February 2020

Merger memories and abiding realities

improve payments and reduce unnecessary regulations, as well as ACP's tradition of advancing evidence-based policies to improve patients' health by expanding coverage, reducing health care disparities, and addressing other ... Our “patients first”
July 2018

Deciding which advocacy issues are ‘in our lane’

Women's health is affected if they are denied access to contraception, required to carry a pregnancy to term, or subjected to invasive tests, procedures, and nonscientific government dictates to their ... For instance, ACP's advocacy on climate change
October 2019

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