| Dec 2, 2010
| 7:31 AM
Avera St. Luke's Hospital has received $369,660 starting Jan. 1 for a three-year period from The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust for digital mammography equipment in the Avera St. Luke's Imaging Center.
Over the course of the next six...
| Dec 8, 2010
| 9:02 AM
Elizabeth Edwards' death Tuesday from breast cancer highlights the reality of the disease, according to local oncologists.
Edwards, wife of prominent Politian and former Presidential candidate Senator John Edwards, died Tuesday morning after a long...
| Dec 11, 2010
Kaiser Permanente hosted a one-day cancer screening for women on Saturday. The event was for Kaiser patients who were late in their annual exam. The screening focused on cervical cancer and breast cancer.
The clinic in Mission Valley was trying to...
| Apr 25, 2011
| 1:30 AM
For the fourth year in a row, the Faulkton Area Medical Center has received a breast health grant from the South Dakota affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
As part of the grant, the Faulkton facility has funding to provide breast exams and...
| Apr 26, 2011
| 1:13 AM
On Dr. Joseph Mercola's popular website, women are warned against getting mammograms to screen for breast cancer.
Instead, the Chicago-area physician touts thermograms — digital images of skin surface temperatures — as an early detection tool...
| Apr 28, 2011
| 10:20 AM
Mammography Marathon Huguley Medical Center Burleson
Who's eligible Tarrant & Johnson county women Age 40 or older No insurance that covers annual mammograms
Information: Call 817-551-2787
| May 3, 2011
| 5:17 PM
Guideline recommendations by the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force in 2009 that proposed that physicians no longer needed to recommend to women ages 40 to 49 that they get a screening mammography have begun to impact the number of yearly mammograms...
| May 10, 2011
| 5:26 AM
Editorial’s argument on immigration too simplistic
To the editor:
In responding to the April 25, 2011, Herald-Mail editorial, “Immigrant students have a right to learn,” I find your argument too simplistic and quite palatable to...
| Jul 14, 2010
| 5:21 PM
Editor's note: This is the first in a three-part series about the effects of the Obama administration's health-care reform on Huntington Beach and Fountain Valley health-care providers and their patients.
When Sonia Munguia knocked on the door of the...
| Jul 15, 2010
Clarifying a much-anticipated benefit in the healthcare law, the Obama administration on Wednesday issued rules outlining how millions of consumers will soon be able to get many preventive medical services at no out-of-pocket cost.
| Jul 28, 2010
| 5:00 PM
Your recent article about forthcoming health-care insurance reform ("Clinic digs in heels for health reform," July 15) pointed out one area of reform not specifically discussed in the article: cost reduction.
Under the new reform, over time, medical...
| Aug 4, 2010
Monica Long had expected a routine appointment. But here she was sitting in her new oncologist's office, and he was delivering disturbing news.
Nearly a year earlier, in 2007, a pathologist at a small hospital in Cheboygan, Mich., had found the...