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  • This time, the limelight for Komen is too hot a pink

     
    The Susan G. Komen for the Cure folks are terrific at publicity. Most of the time, anyway. They have bathed the fight against breast cancer in a pink glow, bringing in loads of positive press for their runs for the......
  • My Turn: PSA scare prompts reflection and education

    My Turn: PSA scare prompts reflection and education
    When my family doctor called five years ago with the news that my PSA levels had spiked, I hung up the phone and did what all of us do. I panicked. I thought, "So this is how I'm going to die." Then came the delayed second reaction: This can't be right!...
  • A Picture of Health: The Worried Well

    Medical private practice in Los Angeles has some unique features. We Angelenos fear the occasional earthquake, drought and fire, along with the more frequent wrinkles, subcutaneous fat and less than perfect health. Since we can’t do much about the earth’s...
  • Anna Gorman chat transcript

    2007-04-13 12:51:04.0 Administrator: Hello everyone, thank you for coming to the chat. We're starting a bit early so please send your questions. 2007-04-13 12:51:12.0 Helen : I have the BRCA2 mutation. I inherited the mutation from my Dad. He passed away...
  • Cut back on mammograms?

    For years, breast cancer awareness campaigns have urged women over 40 to get a yearly mammogram. When women hesitate to comply, it's often to avoid the discomfort of having their breasts squeezed or the fear of getting called back for more tests, even...
  • Mary Herczog, diagnosed with breast cancer at 33, has died; she was 45

     
    "On Girls' Day Out, most women indulge in activities like tea and manicures. My friends and I? We go for mammograms. "Let me back up. "A few months ago, I discovered a couple of breast lumps. Although my nurse practitioner......
  • Study finds health disparities among women in Los Angeles County

     
    Minority and low-income women in Los Angeles County are more likely to have limited access to healthcare and struggle with chronic diseases, according to a new report by the Department of Public Health. The report, “Health Indicators for Women in......
  • New evidence that annual mammograms may be overkill

     
    If you’re still upset about last fall’s recommendation by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force that women begin getting mammograms to screen for breast cancer at age 50 instead of 40 – and to get them every other year instead......
  • Obama dares Republicans to run on repeal of landmark healthcare reform: 'Go for it'

     
    He promised he would. Back when lawmakers started chafing about the political fallout from the health care reform effort, when tea party activists were disrupting congressional town halls and later when they were tilting the odds toward Republican Scott...
  • '1 in 1,900' T-shirts protest policy and personalize odds in breast cancer screening

     
    To me, what Monday's announcement from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (suggesting that women under the age of 50 don't need regular mammograms) seemed to lack was personal perspective. Anyone who has suffered through breast cancer -- or had......
  • HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius wades into the mammogram fray

     
    The reaction to this week's U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation against regular mammograms for women under 50 was swift, emotional and highly public. Today, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius weighed in, pointing out...