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Osteoporosis: Screening and Diagnosis

By NWHN Staff | Jul 9, 2015 | Comments Off on Osteoporosis: Screening and Diagnosis

Pharmaceutical companies trying to sell drugs have pushed for the adoption of flawed screening techniques that medicalized age-related bone loss. The result? Many healthy women were prescribed osteoporosis drugs despite their serious side effects and risks.

Digital Mammography: Is Newer Always Better?

By NWHN Staff | Nov 1, 2013 | Comments Off on Digital Mammography: Is Newer Always Better?

You may have noticed last time you got a mammogram that your facility uses digital imaging rather than traditional X-ray film. Why is that? And, is there any benefit to the newer techniques?