Dr. Kimberly Brown ND, LAc
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Screening Mammograms

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“Do I need a mammogram? Is a mammogram really necessary?” This is a common question I get working with women over 40. I don’t have a simple answer for that. Since 1980, it was recommended to start mammograms yearly at age 40. When The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Mammogram Guidelines changed in 2016, it caused great controversy and confusion.  It recommended that women begin screening at age 50 and to only screen every 2 years. Gynecologists opposed the new guidelines but some primary medical doctors and internists agreed with them. Who to believe? Officially, The American Academy of Family […]