Group recommends against routine PSA screening for prostate cancer

General Health
New recommendations from the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) on prostate specific-antigen (PSA) screening received heavy coverage both online and in print. Additionally, all three network news broadcasts featured segments on the recommendations, totaling more than nine minutes altogether, making it the most heavily covered topic on their broadcasts. Most sources portray the recommendations as controversial, citing physicians and medical groups who are critical of them. (more…)
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A Memorial Day Remembrance of My Dad and My Hero: Major Philip B. Larimore, Jr.

General Health
This weekend, many of us will gather with family and friends for barbecues and picnics to celebrate Memorial Day, the unofficial kickoff to summer. But, at some point between the hot dogs, hamburgers, and volleyball, I hope each of us will take time to reflect on what Memorial Day is really about – remembering the American soldiers who have lost their lives in battle to protect the freedoms so many of us take for granted. (more…)
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