Los Angeles Times: The New Mammography Guidelines, a Year Later

The change in mammogram guidelines After a federal panel pulled back its recommendations for screenings, a debate continues to rage about the wisdom or risk of it.

The Los Angeles Times, March 7, 2011

Here, I write about the US Preventative Services Task Force breast cancer screening guidelines and explain why the Task Force recommended against routine mammography for women in their 40′s.

Los Angeles Times: Sharing Bad News Via Social Media

There are Many Ways to Share Bad News
More people are using electronic forms of communication to share medical news and updates. Web pages, e-mail, Facebook, Twitter and blogs can spread the word quickly, but critics believe such news demands a more personal approach.
Los Angeles Times, April 19, 2010