Radiation Raises Women’s Risk of Heart Disease Only Slightly

“Radiation Raises Women’s Risk of Heart Disease Only Slightly, Study Finds.” By Denise Grady, The New York Times

Radiation treatment for breast cancer can increase a woman’s risk of heart disease, doctors have long known. But the size of the added risk has not been clear. In treating a patient for breast cancer, Dr. Silvia . . . → Read More: Radiation Raises Women’s Risk of Heart Disease Only Slightly

Dr. Bernard Lown speaks out against overtreatment

“Dr. Bernard Lown speaks out against overtreatment.” By Chelsea Conaboy, The Boston Globe Magazine

Bernard Lown believes less medical treatment can sometimes be more. Convincing you and your doctor has become a mission for the 91-year-old cardiologist.

CARDIOLOGIST DR. BERNARD LOWN had trouble sleeping. It was the early 1970s, and he and colleagues were trying . . . → Read More: Dr. Bernard Lown speaks out against overtreatment