You Should Have a Mammogram. You Don’t Need a Mammogram. Which Is It?

PJ Hamel Health Guide November 23, 2012
  • The New England Journal of Medicine recently published a study by a couple of noted medical school professors questioning the benefits of mammograms. Are too many women being “over-diagnosed” and “over-treated” for breast cancer?The answer may depend on whether you’re a ...

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  • Phyllis Johnson
    Health Guide
    Nov. 25, 2012

    Thanks, PJ, for once again explaining the complicated calculations behind the headlines.  As individuals making health decisions, it is important to understand how specific studies may or may not apply to our own situation.  There is a difference between what might be the best decision for large groups of people and what might be the best decision...

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    Thanks, PJ, for once again explaining the complicated calculations behind the headlines.  As individuals making health decisions, it is important to understand how specific studies may or may not apply to our own situation.  There is a difference between what might be the best decision for large groups of people and what might be the best decision for me.