Posts made in October, 2010

Heat or Radiation?

Posted by on Oct 20, 2010 in Healthy Changes | 0 comments

Heat or Radiation?

This summer I started hearing more reports about the radiation risk from mammograms. Most sources will tell you there is always a slight chance of cancer from excessive radiation exposure. But surely, if the medical community has recommended yearly mammogram for women over 40 since 1976, the amount of radiation exposure isn’t “excessive”, is it? Hm-mm . . . You might want to rethink that. You Have Cancer… Five years ago this month I underwent the removal and reconstruction of my left breast and became cancer-free. My yearly mammogram eight months earlier had detected clustered...

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