Posts From August, 2011

Blame It On the Baby

It’s okay.  Really.  Having a baby wreaks havoc on a body.  The hormonal changes alone are enough to make you a little crazy.  And then there’s the stretching followed by the shrinking followed by the, “OMG, what happened to my breasts/abdomen/buttocks/thighs (take your pick)?!”  We have designated our office as a safe haven for mothers who […]

  • Posted on: Aug 30 2011
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To Smush or Not To Smush…are Mammograms Necessary?

As we approach Breast Cancer Awareness month (October), I think it’s informative to assess mammogram issues.  In 2009 a government-sponsored study was reported by the US Preventive Services Task Force.  The outcome of this report was that mammograms are overused and really almost never needed until a woman reaches age 50.  The recommendation was that […]

  • Posted on: Aug 28 2011
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