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2014-04-22 12:07:09

Dartmouth researchers have found that the anxiety experienced with a false-positive mammogram is temporary and does not negatively impact a woman's overall well-being.

2014-04-15 08:28:48

-- Octava(TM) Breast Cancer Tests Are Designed for Adjunctive Use with Screening Mammography to Help Identify False Positive and False Negative Results -- MIAMI, April 15, 2014

2013-10-17 23:25:41

StealthSEEK provides organizations of any size with a simple-to-deploy, easy-to-use solution for identifying high-risk and sensitive information across unstructured, distributed file systems.

2013-03-08 23:00:47

Advances in refractometer technology have made urine test strips for sports hydration testing obsolete.

Baby Soap Triggers False-Positive Test Results For Marijuana
2012-06-20 13:15:20

Marijuana screening tests performed on newborns can be contaminated by use of common baby soaps and shampoos that give false-positive results, a new study by researchers at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, has found.

False-positive Mammograms Linked To Higher Cancer Risk
2012-04-06 05:10:58

Women who receive “false-positive” mammography results may be at higher risk of breast cancer later in life, a new study suggests.

2011-12-10 01:17:10

In populations with a low prevalence of tuberculosis (TB), the majority of positives with the three tests commercially available in the U.S for the diagnosis of TB are false positives, according to a new study.

Many Women Receive False-positives With Annual Mammogram
2011-10-19 03:23:43

During a decade of receiving mammograms, more than half of cancer-free women will be among those summoned back for more testing because of false-positive results, and about one in 12 will be referred for a biopsy.


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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