NEW YORK (AP)- Most women don't need a mammogram in their 40s and should get one every two years starting at 50, a government task force said Monday. ...
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ALBANY, N.Y. — As the economy falters and more people go without health insurance, low-income women in at least 20 states are being turned away ...
How much of our rising health care costs comes from fraud in the health care system by players who know how to game it for their own benefit?
If you don't test yourself until you're 50 - then you risk receiving a later diagnosis, which could lead to death. To be blunt: it could kill you.
In light of the new breast cancer screening guidelines, I asked two experts on the front lines of patient care to join me in a live webcast to provide some perspective.
I was diagnosed with a malignant tumor in my right breast at age 42. Considering that the task force suggested that breast self-exam is worthless, I wonder, how are we supposed to achieve early detection?
BOSTON — Teresa Heinz says she is being treated for breast cancer discovered through mammography and argues that younger women should continue u...
Mammograms weren't outlawed. They weren't taken away. No one's insurance stopped covering them. It's just a recommendation.
Christie is now on film, getting short with someone for daring to question the whims of the health care industry.
Prevention is about staying healthy and not being scared into having unnecessary tests. It is about spending fewer dollars on health care and more on good, clean, healthy living.
A premenopausal woman having annual mammograms over 10 years is exposed to similar levels of radiation as a Japanese woman who was about a mile away from the Hiroshima bomb.
"I feel like I have paid my insurance company thousands of dollars for nothing," Anne said, "and now I am going to have to drop my coverage because I just can't afford it anymore."
If state legislators buck Gov. Pat Quinn's call for an income tax hike, the Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer Program stands to lose millions and wo...
A recent report suggests that as little as one extra glass of wine, beer or hard liquor a day can increase a woman's odds of developing of breast cancer.
Using the Obama model of building a strong grassroots base, Feigenholtz has tapped into the social media playbook with a profile on Facebook and updates on Twitter.
So I go for my annual mammogram and every year it's the same. Except on my last visit, which didn't go quite like normal.
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