Mammograms vs PSA Testing – What A Surprise As Men Lose Again

On this blog I have tried to be minimally involved in writing about the PSA screening controversy, but I find it is getting hard to continue to avoid the issue. As I ate my breakfast this morning I was reading the New York Times and came upon the article “Quandary with Mammograms: Get a Screening, [...]

Are Men or Woman “Crushed” By Our Health Care System?

I want to discuss Michelle Obama’s recent statements in support of the president’s attempts to change the health care system in the United Sates. You do not have to worry; I am not going to go into the proposed changes and all the controversy that is whirling around the various proposals, that is a separate [...]

Study Suggests Some Cancers May Go Away

Woman should not be given mammograms for the same reason that men should not have PSA tests! This is the conclusion that would be very easy to come away with after reading an article in today’s New York Times (November 25, 2008), “Study Suggests Some cancers May Go Away”, by Gina Kolata. Researchers, for many [...]