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Current literature update

28 Jan 2015 Posted by Ditza Katz in Women's Health

The following are recent articles and research papers that may be of great interest to you: Skip your annual physical, an Op-Ed from the New York Times, 08 January 2015. Excerpts: "Around 45 million Americans are likely to have a routine physical this year — just as...

When to stop Internet search for my problem?

23 Jan 2015 Posted by Ditza Katz in Cancer, Menopause & Painful Sex, Painful Sex (Dyspareunia), Sexual Dysfunction, Vaginismus Blog, Vulvodynia & Vulvar Vestibulitis

In the days before the Internet and its sophisticated search engines, people deferred to their doctor, pharmacist, or healer for diagnosis and advice.  The literate public had at its disposal another source, home medical reference books that were written as a guide to illness and...

Radiation therapy after lumpectomy

26 Dec 2014 Posted by Ditza Katz in Women's Health

Are breast cancer patients being treated longer than necessary? Why undergo 5 to 7 weeks of radiation when 3 weeks suffice? According a new research (citation below), physicians are slow to change their practice despite women's preference for a shorter course of treatment for many reasons:...