Category Archives: Evidence-based public health

Breast Cancer in Developing Countries Needs a Customized Approach

There are new guidelines published by the USPSTF to start screening women (at average risk) for breast cancer at the age of 50 (not 40 as is currently done). If we were to establish a set of screening guidelines for … Continue reading

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Incentives for Better Family Planning in Developing Countries

When I read that the worlds’ population would soon reach 7 billion people, it wasn’t so much that we reached the next billion that was a surprise, it was the pace at which it happened.  Only 12 years after we … Continue reading

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