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Health and Wellness Headlines for December 22

Dining by Traffic Light: Green Is for Go, Red Is for Stop

Story from NutritionFacts.org. Originally posted on December 21, 2021, 7:00 am.

In this article, I explain my traffic light system for ranking the relative healthfulness of Green Light vs. Yellow Light vs. Red Light food… Read the full story on NutritionFacts.org.


Support NutritionFacts.org — Fill the Carrot

Story from NutritionFacts.org. Originally posted on December 16, 2021, 7:00 am.

Today is the start of our annual end-of-year fundraising drive. More than half of our entire annual operating budget is raised around these … Read the full story on NutritionFacts.org.


How to Balance the Risks and Benefits of Mammograms

Story from NutritionFacts.org. Originally posted on December 14, 2021, 7:00 am.

Fact boxes can quantify benefits and harms in a clear and accessible format.  When it comes to cancer screening, doctors “have too often … Read the full story on NutritionFacts.org.


Doctors Tested for Basic Understanding of Mammogram Math

Story from NutritionFacts.org. Originally posted on December 9, 2021, 7:00 am.

If doctors don’t understand health statistics, how can they possibly properly counsel patients?  “In these mammography wars, rational t… Read the full story on NutritionFacts.org.


Breast Cancer Can Grow and Spread for Decades Before “Early” Detection

Story from NutritionFacts.org. Originally posted on December 7, 2021, 7:00 am.

“Early” detection is actually really late. Without mammograms, breast cancer may not be caught for an average of 22.8 years. With mammog… Read the full story on NutritionFacts.org.


Learn More Than 97% of Doctors About Lead-Time Bias

Story from NutritionFacts.org. Originally posted on December 2, 2021, 7:00 am.

After reading this, you’ll know more than an estimated 97 percent of doctors about a critical concept called lead-time bias.  While runni… Read the full story on NutritionFacts.org.

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