Top 10 Medical Breakthroughs of 2009


A thought provoking list from TIME magazine. I was particularly interested in the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force’s new recommendations that advised women to begin routine mammograms at age 50 instead of 40, to switch from yearly to biennial screenings, and to eliminate breast self-exams. This gets to the heart of the national healthcare debate; do Americans want task forces determining their health care?

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