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Breast Density Notification Laws

“The California law mandates written notification to women, after screening mammography, of their tissue density and the need to discuss screening options with their primary care physicians.” When about 50% of women who have a screening have dense breasts, it’s certainly important to understand how that affects the results of that screening.

Most women respond with: “What do I do now?” or “Does this mean that I am likely to get breast cancer?” The answers, respectively, are: talk with your doctor, and no. The whole idea behind offering patients this information is to start the discussion to create an individualized plan […]

Healthy Holiday Eating

Have you been working hard to look good in those winter leggings and ugly Christmas sweaters? Don’t give up just because holiday cookie recipes have flooded the Internet. Don’t let the holiday-weight-anxiety ruin this amazing time. With a few simple steps, thanks to The Blood Sugar Solution Program, you can take the healthy road.

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Procedure? Problem. Parking? No Problem!

MC-thumb3While I would expect parking to be cheaper than an electrocardiogram, I would also expect the hospital staff to be familiar with both prices. It’s no surprise that hospitals are often tight lipped when discussing procedure prices, and there are plenty of excuses one could offer for these muffled answers.

“Just like you can’t call a contractor on the phone and ask ‘how much does it cost to remodel a kitchen?’ Maybe it would be unreasonable to expect a price quote on the phone for ‘remodeling’ your hip as well.”

That’s where Rosenthal study suffered. […]