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ACOG, American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Encourages Ob-Gyns to Recommend Colorectal Screening

by | March 15th, 2011

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has released a committee opinion encouraging obstetrician-gynecologists to recommend colorectal cancer screening for women, which is diagnosed in more women than all gynecologic cancers combined. The report points to colonoscopy as the recommended procedure but suggests other satisfactory alternatives. Each year in the United States alone, more…Read the Rest of Article

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“Mammography Saves Lives” Slogan Doesn’t Tell Full Story

by | November 23rd, 2010

The current Mammography Saves Lives campaign in the United States and previous campaigns promoting screening for breast cancer are not providing balanced information, because they underreport, or don’t mention at all, potential harms from the procedure, say critics.

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Announcing the Pre-Sale of the NEW 2011 Customizing the Interstitial Cystitis Diet!

by | October 30th, 2010

A lot has changed since I wrote the first Confident Choices IC diet book! In 2009, a collaboration among IC diet experts in the United States created the first standardized IC Diet Food List based on the first scientific validation of food affecting IC patients. We also know more about how stress affects IC, and…Read the Rest of Article

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Incontinence After Childbirth May Last Years

by | October 11th, 2010

Problems with anal incontinence following childbirth may linger long after childbirth and hurt women’s quality of life and ability to care for their child, a new study finds.

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Are doctors over-treating breast cancer?

by | June 13th, 2010

At a breast cancer conference March 2010 in Barcelona, experts discussed how to implement mammogram screening programs across Europe, balancing fighting cancer with the goal of targeting only those women who need to be screened.

The conferences findings on mammograms ignited a fierce debate in the United States when an influential panel recommended scaling back screening programs to begin at age 50 instead of 40 — guidelines very close to those already in Europe.

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