Do I HAVE To Have A Mammogram?

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What does ‘at risk’ mean? And why is assessing risk and acting based on that assessment so difficult?

I have been a physician for almost 25 years. In that time, information has become available in an instant, especially medical information. So many websites are available for people to access, yet I still spend the better part of my day explaining…

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An Ob Gyn physician in Napa California, who has been practicing for 20 years. Also a writer (blogger, memoirist, advisor, humorist). Author of Womb With A View

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Rebecca Levy-Gantt

Rebecca Levy-Gantt

An Ob Gyn physician in Napa California, who has been practicing for 20 years. Also a writer (blogger, memoirist, advisor, humorist). Author of Womb With A View

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