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News

Less, Not “More”

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
By Patricia Yarberry Allen

More was once "The Magazine for Women Over 40." Now, they have has a new tagline. They're making a mistake, I think.

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General Medical · News

Mammography, Like Democracy, is Imperfect But Essential: New Guidelines Wrong

By Reichman, M.D. Bonnie
(The piece below is second in a series of responses by WVFC’s Medical Advisory Board to the new screening guidelines for breast and cervical cancer issued last week. Check back later for word from Dr. Elizabeth Poynor on cervical cancer screening and from Dr. Allen on the cumulative effect of both. — Ed.) Breast cancer is every woman’s greatest fear. …
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Money & Careers

HealthNews: Ovary Removal Increases Heart Risk; Economy Forces Next Stage; New AARP Scholarships; Women Make Better Bishops in Boston

By Womens Voices for Change
On the other hand, I think I’ll keep those ovaries. More than half the women who undergo hysterectomy also choose to have their ovaries removed. But as knowledge grows about the protections offered women by our own estrogens, researchers now recommend that most women keep their ovaries intact a bit longer: About half of the 600,000 hysterectomies performed in the…
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