Doctor Talk

  • Smoking and the Teenage Brain:

    MAR 05, 2021

    When it comes to teens and the dangers of smoking, there’s a lot more to consider than just the increased risk of emphysema and lung cancer later in life.

  • Estrogen and Breast Cancer

    FEB 09, 2021

    It’s important for women to weigh their increased risk of breast cancer against the relief they may gain from hormone replacement therapy.

  • What You Need to Know About Vaccines

    JAN 21, 2021

    There are many viewpoints and perspectives on the topic of vaccines, their safety and effectiveness. This has never been truer than inside the COVID 19 pandemic. Vaccines have played an important role in our society over the last 100 years and have saved countless lives.

  • Mammograms Key to Breast Health

    JAN 12, 2021

    When it comes to breast cancer detection, it’s clear that regular mammograms help find cancer earlier and in its most treatable stages. In fact, we know that routine screening reduces breast cancer risk of dying by at least 15 percent.

  • COVID-19 vaccines

    DEC 11, 2020

    Matt Kodsi, MD, Ph.D, Vice President of Medical Affairs, answers questions about COVID-19 vaccines.

  • What Women Need to Know about Breast Density

    DEC 10, 2020

    One of the biggest myths or assumptions people make about breast density is that breast size is related to density – meaning women with bigger breasts have denser breast tissue. In fact, the opposite could be true.