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2015-04-20 16:28:16

Evidence shows that mammography screening is most beneficial for women ages 50 to 74; Women ages 40 to 49 should make an individual decision in partnership with their doctors WASHINGTON, April

2015-03-10 12:31:51

WASHINGTON, March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the American Association of Clinical Urologists (AACU), the American Urological Association (AUA), and LUGPA - the three largest

2013-05-16 10:47:31

Women in their 40s continue to undergo routine breast cancer screenings despite national guidelines recommending otherwise.

Vitamin D, Calcium Supplements Unnecessary For Many Postmenopausal Women
2013-02-26 21:24:58

A federal panel of experts are now saying vitamin D and calcium supplements may not prevent fractures or broken bones.

2012-11-27 15:01:43

Researchers assessing the impact of revised guidelines for screening mammography issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) found evidence that the new recommendations may lead to missed cancers and a decline in screening.


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fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
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