CDC finds fewer teen girls having sex

General Health
Who says abstinence education or emphasis by parents, faith communities, and schools is not effective? The AP reports on a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report finding that "about 43 percent of the girls in the survey said they'd had sex ... down from a similar survey in 1995, when 51 percent of teen girls said they'd had sex." (more…)
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New statement on hormone therapy for women

General Health
The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) has updated its evidence-based position statement on hormone therapy. NAMS last published a position statement on hormone therapy in  2010. The new statement includes interim findings from observational studies and randomized controlled trials. (more…)
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PSA guidelines for men being widely ignored

General Health
The Los Angeles Times "Booster Shots" blog reports, "Guidelines limiting PSA screening for prostate cancer detection in older men are widely ignored," according to a research letter published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, "and physicians seem likely to continue to ignore them." (more…)
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