Our founder Sharon Baker recently wrote a column for the Rome News-Tribune detailing new guidelines for annual physicals for women. Topics included bone density screening, breast cancer, mammograms and pap smears. She writes:
Are you up to date on your well-women screenings? Guidelines for annual screenings are developed by national health organizations to facilitate the best practices for early detection of disease. Recommendations for women are made by the American Cancer Society, the American College of OB-GYNs, and the United States Preventive Health Task Force. Check the list to see if you are getting the major screenings recommended for women.