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To protect developing babies and young children from high levels of potentially dangerous mercury, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have issued a joint consumer advisory about mercury in fish and shellfish. The warning is specific for women who might become pregnant, women who are... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2012 at The Charlock's Shade
Careful re-examination of scientific studies, a review of discussions conducted by health experts, and consultations with leading authorities in the field of mammography screening have lead the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to reaffirm its position on the value of mammography for detecting breast cancer. After a thorough evaluation, the NCI... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2012 at The Charlock's Shade
Check the Statistics – Mammography Saves Lives “If you approach this issue from a scientific perspective, it’s clearly settled,” says Daniel B. Kopans, M.D., professor of radiology at Harvard Medical School. If you look at all the randomized controlled trials, there is a 25 to 30% statistically significant mortality reduction... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2012 at The Charlock's Shade
It’s human nature. We will adopt any excuse in order to avoid the unpleasant. In late 2001, two Danish researchers gave women another excuse to avoid mammograms, saying that mammograms are “unjustified,” because there is no reliable evidence that they save lives (The Lancet, October 20, 2001). Unfortunately, this information... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2012 at The Charlock's Shade
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