From MedPage Today:
- Most Women Wrong About Risk of Breast Cancer. Fewer than 10% of women accurately estimated their risk of breast cancer, as they were equally likely to overestimate or underestimate the risk.
- Benefits, Risks of Lung Cancer Screen Examined. Two new studies demonstrate both the promise of CT-based lung cancer screening and the obstacles to reducing the harms it may cause.
- Meds, Talk Both Foil Depression Relapse. In depressed patients treated successfully with cognitive therapy, antidepressants and continued talk therapy were equally effective for preventing relapse in a randomized trial.
- Smoking Bans Fail Unless Enforced. Implementation of an unenforced smoking ban sharply cut indoor secondhand smoke concentrations, but levels then increased steadily over the following year.