Why there are plans to part ways with Pap smears

From ABC Health and Wellbeing, 26 February 2015: Mention the word ‘Pap smear’, and most women will reflexly cross their legs and shudder. It’s become something of a modern rite of passage for young women; receiving your invitation to join the cervical cancer screening program, and submitting yourself to the dubious pleasure of being prised Continue reading Why there are plans to part ways with Pap smears

Only half of at-risk adults being screened for diabetes

From Clinical Endocrinology News, 16 December 2013: MELBOURNE – Approximately half of adults who meet the eligibility for glucose testing according to four different guidelines are not being tested for type 2 diabetes, according to data from a large survey of U.S. adults. Researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention analyzed data from Continue reading Only half of at-risk adults being screened for diabetes