Recent guidelines regarding screening mammography for breast cancer have been controversial. Should women trust these recommendations? Are they based on good science and reasoning? Or is the controversy an example of distorted medical information? Listen as Dr. Thad Woodard talks to Dr. Geoffrey Kabat of Albert Einstein College of Medicine about reasoned and distorted medical information and how to tell the difference on the next edition of Line One: Your Health Connection, Monday at 2:00 pm.
- Hyping Health Risks: Environmental Hazards in Daily Life and the Science of Epidemiology
- Einstein News: “Einstein Scientists Link Elevated Insulin to Increased Breast Cancer Risk”
- UCLA Department of Epidemiology: John Snow – a historical giant in epidemiology
- American Council of Science and Health
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- Dr. Thad Woodard, Anchorage pediatrician
- Dr. Geoffrey Kabat, senior epidemiologist, Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City; author of Hyping Health Risks: Environmental Hazards in Daily Life and the Science of Epidemiology
LIVE BROADCAST: Monday, December 21, 2009 at 2:00 p.m.
REPEAT BROADCAST: Monday, December 21, 2009 at 8:00 p.m.
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