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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
April 2020

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
April 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.
April 2020

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
April 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
April 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

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.
April 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
April 2020

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

QD: News Every Day--IOM seeks 8 new preventive measures for women

Eight preventive health services for women should be added to the services that health plans will cover at no cost to patients under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of ... The eight services we identified are necessary to support women's
April 2020

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