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12 Year Old Boy Scouts Volunteer to Give Women Breast Exams by Dr. Tony Y. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 28 Oct 2008 11:25am 12-Year-Old Boy Scouts Volunteer To Give Women Breast Exams This funny video is from the Onion. Check it out if you want a good chuckle. Thanks for reading. Michigan-based Plastic Surgeon Anthony Youn, M.D.: Read on »
Medical Group Notes Key Elements of Well-Woman Exams by HealthFinder Posted Tue 24 Jul 2012 1:00pm healthnewslink Find out which screening, tests, counseling should be part of office visit. TUESDAY, July 24 ... Read on »
Week one as a CNM (office) by AtYourCervix Patient Expert Posted Sat 12 Oct 2013 11:26am Well, I survived week one in the office as a new CNM!  To sum up my week: I have learned so much, and still have much, much more to learn! Days 1 and 2 - saw a handful of patients independently.  Observed/assisted other CNMs with their annuals/problem visits. Days 3, 4, and 5 - had my own patients on my schedule!  Not a whole lo ... Read on »
Why all the hate on women's health? by Keiko Zoll Health Impact Award Posted Fri 20 Nov 2009 12:00am I'm hoppin' mad about the state of women's health care in this country right now. Recently, a national task force has made recommendations made about mammograms in women over 40. Today, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has made recommendations to increase the age of initial pap smears to 21 instead of 18 a ... Read on »
Task force opposes routine mammograms for women age 40-49 by Anita Patient Expert Posted Thu 01 Jul 2010 5:55pm Women in their 40s should not get routine mammograms for early detection of breast cancer , according to updated guidelines set forth by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Before having a mammogram, women ages 40 to 49 should talk to their doctors about the risks and benefits of the test, and then decide if they want to be screened, acco ... Read on »
Many Women Can Have Cervical Cancer Test Every 3 Years: Study by HealthFinder Posted Wed 18 May 2011 1:00pm healthnewslink Can forgo yearly Pap smear if they also test negative on HPV test, research suggests. By Amanda Gardner HealthDay Reporter ... Read on »
Recession Giving US Women Pause About Motherhood by Baby Mum-Mum .. Patient Expert Posted Mon 16 Nov 2009 10:00pm By Colleen Hurley, RD, Certified Kid’s Nutrition Specialist The current global economic climate has caused everyone to rethink many aspects of life. From grocery shopping to kids’ extra curricular activities, budgets are a bit tighter and money spending much more judicious. Revamping a food budget isn’t the only thing giving adults pause thes ... Read on »
Health Headlines - May 8 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:23pm Plan B Not Always Available The emergency contraceptive pill Plan B is not often prescribed by doctors and isn't consistently available in pharmacies, conclude two U.S. studies presented Monday at a meeting of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists in San Diego. Last year, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved no ... Read on »
Mammogram Guidelines Change – Screening Should Start at 50 and Then Only Every 2 Years by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 17 Nov 2009 10:01pm Women that fall under the BRCA-1 and BRCA-2 genes tests though, would not be subject to the guidelines established.  The BRCA tests are also being scrutinized by health insurance companies as well since they appear to be a big expense at around $3000. Myriad's BRACAnalysis Tests Scrutinized by Insurance Carriers ... So now where do we go f ... Read on »
New PAP guidelines advise women to delay testing by Obi Jo Posted Mon 23 Nov 2009 10:20am As if the recent release of changes in recommendations regarding breast cancer early detection were not enough, we now have hot on it’s heels a major change in recommendations for cervical cancer screening.  The irony of these two recommendations, though from di ... Read on »