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Younger Female Blood Donors Vulnerable to Iron Deficiency

In teens and women younger than 50, absent iron stores and anemia more common in blood donors

Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Can Reduce Benign Biopsy Rate

Fewer benign biopsies necessary with DBT compared with full-field digital mammography

Breast Density Categorization Varies With Screening Modality

Women screened with digital breast tomosynthesis have lower likelihood of high-density categorization

Overall, Physicians Are Happy and Enjoy Their Lives

Relationships found to be key to happiness; having friends at work impacts physician happiness

Sugary Drinks Tied to Cardiovascular Disease Mortality

Comparing extreme categories of consumption, SSB linked to increased CVD mortality, cancer mortality

Recommendations Issued for HSCT in Multiple Myeloma

Autologous stem cell transplant remains essential component of MM therapy in eligible patients

Trastuzumab Tied to Higher Long-Term Risk for Heart Failure

Increased risk for heart failure seen in breast cancer survivors given trastuzumab rather than chemo alone

Pregnancy-Adapted Algorithm Avoids Diagnostic Imaging for PE

Suspected pulmonary embolism safely ruled out in some pregnant women with diagnostic algorithm

FDA Takes New Look at Breast Implant Safety

Agency has acknowledged that breast implants may contain materials that affect people's health

Jury Finds Roundup a Major Contributor to Man’s Cancer

Landmark verdict could impact hundreds of other similar lawsuits