Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer

While the scientific evidence has shown a consistent link between talcum powder and ovarian cancer, many questions remain. The bottom line question is: why take the risk?

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When Should Women Start Regular Mammograms? 40? 50? And How Often is “Regular”?

In recent years, there has been a growing concern that annual mammograms starting at age 40 may do more harm than good for many women. That is why the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force, an expert group that reviews the latest research findings, recommends that mammography screening for most women start at age 50 rather than 40, and that the frequency be every two years (instead of annually) through the age of 74.

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Tampon Safety

A widely circulated rumor spread over the Internet alleges that tampons are contaminated with asbestos and dioxin, and that the rayon in some tampons causes toxic shock syndrome.

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