Clearing up the Confusion: When Should a Woman Begin Annual Mammograms?

By Jason M. Carlton, APR
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The American Cancer Society has issued updated guidelines for breast cancer screenings that say women with an average risk for breast cancer should begin screening mammograms at age 45 instead of age 40 - although women still have the opportunity to begin screenings at age 40, if they prefer.

Foods to Fuel You Before and After a Workout

By Janet Frank
Foods to Fuel You Before and After a Workout

There are countless recommendations on what to consume before and after a workout to maximize your results. Unfortunately, many popular opinions are myths that will actually hinder your progress! Intermountain Healthcare Registered Dietitian Michelle Francis weighed in on the matter to set the record straight on what you should – and shouldn’t – consume before and after a workout.

Mammograms Save Lives – If You’re 40 or Older You Should Be Screened Every Year

By Brett T. Parkinson, MD
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In the United States, one in eight women will eventually develop the disease. 

Although thousands of women die each year of breast cancer, increasing numbers are surviving. 

This is due to both improved treatment and early detection.  Since 1990, the death rate from breast cancer has decreased by 35 percent. Much of this improvement is attributable to screening mammography.