Posts Dated Archive: October 2015

American Cancer Society dares to change guidelines

New ACS recommendations for mammography Last week, in a Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) article, the American Cancer Society (ACS) broke with its own traditions and changed its recommendations for when average-risk women should start getting mammograms and how often they should get them. This was a very… Read More

Gratitude in adversity

Life’s hard lessons Background: Two weeks ago, I was diagnosed with a detached retina. In this post, I will answer some of the questions people have asked me about my experience and share some of the lessons I’ve learned. If possible, I’d like to spare others. Two Sundays ago, I… Read More