November 20, 2009 A new guideline suggesting that less testing for cervical cancer makes more medical sense comes as a separate recommendation that women delay the start of routine mammograms until age 50 has become part of the debate over health care reform.
November 19, 2009 Resistance to guidelines against routine mammograms for women in their 40s suggests a tough road for other evidence-based recommendations in medicine.
November 18, 2009 In 1997, an expert committee argued over mammography advice for women in their 40s and concluded, in a split decision, that the evidence did not support their routine use.
November 16, 2009 A 41-year-old federal worker explains how her insurer denied coverage of her medically necessary abortion under decade-old rules enacted that resemble a current proposal for health overhaul.
October 28, 2009 Scatter small amounts of proteins throughout your day for best muscle-building and digestion.
October 14, 2009 The number of abortions performed dropped to about 42 million in 2003 from 45 million in 1995, a new report says.
NPR thanks our sponsors
Become an NPR sponsor