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  • Mammogram guidelines spark heated debate

    Mammogram guidelines spark heated debate
    A government panel's recommendation Monday that women under the age of 50 do not need regular mammograms set off a furious debate about the importance of the routine screening tool, leaving many women confused about how best to protect their health. In...
  • Group recommends less-frequent Pap tests

    Group recommends less-frequent Pap tests
    Only days after a federal panel scaled back on breast cancer screening recommendations for many women, another organization -- the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists -- has done the same for a screening credited with drastically...
  • Is binge eating a psychiatric disorder?

    Is binge eating a psychiatric disorder?
    Rina Silverman's refrigerator is almost always empty. She keeps it that way to avert episodes of frantic food consumption, often at night after a full meal, in which she tastes nothing and feels nothing but can polish off a party-sized bag of chips or a...
  • Cancer screening: What could it hurt? A lot, actually

    Cancer screening: What could it hurt? A lot, actually
    It seemed like a good idea at the time. In 1984, Japan began screening the urine of 6-month-old infants for neuroblastoma, the most common type of solid tumor in young children. The test was simple and could show signs of cancer long before clinical...
  • Experts give the scoop on potting mix

    You've built a raised bed or set out some pots. Before you plant, you've got empty space to fill. Here are three experts' suggestions for the best potting mix: Mel Bartholomew is Mr. Square Foot Garden, author of the 2005 Cool Springs Press book "All New...
  • 'Spooner' by Pete Dexter

    'Spooner' by Pete Dexter
    When it came to the subject of biographies, Sigmund Freud was at his most implacable: "Whoever undertakes to write a biography," he said, "binds himself to lying, to concealment, to hypocrisy, to flummery and even to hiding his own lack of understanding....
  • Getting a hotel to make it right

    Getting a hotel to make it right
    Bad things can happen at your hotel. Your reservation may be lost. The front desk agent may be rude. The room may be dirty. A naked man may be sitting on the bed. The room may be too hot or too cold, and the thermostat may not work. The TV in the next...
  • Pedometers can motivate users to get in step

    Pedometers can motivate users to get in step
    If the journey toward fitness begins with a single step, make sure it's counted with a pedometer. These little step-tracking gadgets now have a solid track record when it comes to motivating people to exercise. And their popularity is growing. Inside...