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Senior Health: The Mammogram Issue

Oct 26th, 2010 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: Lifestyle, Health & Fitness

A lot has been said the past couple of years about the advisability (or not) of having a mammogram before the age of 50 and after 75.  The recommendations have changed, based on the United States Preventive Services Task Force statements issued November, 2009, and updated a month later. Until late 2009, annual mammograms were recommended [...]