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Task Force Recommends Against HRT for Postmenopausal Women

Considering hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to prevent chronic medical conditions? News flash! HRT is no longer recommended for post-menopausal women, because the health risks outweigh the benefits. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has just issued an updated statement, which you can review here. The recommendation is based on research published since 2005 and it […]

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Should Healthy Men Have a PSA Test?

The pros and cons of the PSA test for prostate cancer.  Should you or someone you care about have a PSA screening test? The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recently issued a draft recommendation against routine screening for men who have no symptoms of prostate cancer, regardless of age, race, or family history. The draft recommendation was […]

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