Women Who Quit Smoking May Gain Up To 10 Years of Life Smoking takes at least 10 years off women’s lives but they can significantly reduce that risk if they quit smoking early enough, a new study suggests. Researchers looked at more than 1 million women in the United Kingdom who were recruited when they…Read the Rest of Article
This report serves as a cautionary tale about the potential risks related to dietary supplements and makes the point that more is not necessarily better. In the United States, about 50% of adults are currently taking 1 or more dietary supplements, and it is a $20-plus billion annual industry. But are consumers really getting value for the money spent?
ACOG Recommends Annual Mammograms Begin at Age 40 Years Mammography screening should be offered annually to women beginning at age 40 years, according to new breast cancer screening guidelines issued by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). The new Practice Bulletin, entitled “Breast Cancer Screening,” is published in the August 2011 issue of…Read the Rest of Article