In the Weekly Pulse, Lindsay Beyerstein reports on this week’s developments on health care reform, the public option, and new recommendations on mammogram screening for breast cancer detection.
Last week, the federal government released re-adjusted guidelines on breast cancer screenings, including mammograms and self-examination causing frustration, confusion and anger throughout the women’s health community. Our Bodies, Our Blog explains.
Pink ribbons, walkathons, commercials. Breast cancer month is coming to an end and, as a breast cancer survivor, I know all too well that the importance of early detection cannot be stressed enough.
More on women and health care reform, important news on the efficacy of breast-cancer screenings and more…
Despite the lack of any evidence linking breast cancer with abortion, anti-choice groups such as American Life League and National Right to Life continue to misinform the public. Now they are attacking the Susan G. Komen Foundation.
Last night Rachel Maddow called out a new TV ad that claims that "government control of health care could have meant that 300,000 American women with breast cancer might have died."
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When deceptive anti-abortion posters began to appear at local conveninece stores, I had to take action.
In a reader diary post, Miranda Spencer says Jill Stanek contorts an investigative piece on the role of environmental factors in heightening breast cancer risk into an apologia for abortion.
Research is finding that the causes of breast cancer may include timing and pattern of exposure to certain chemicals. You won’t find that in the headlines.