Your heart health in a heartbeat – Episode 2
Mammograms, PSA tests, heart scans, lung scans are all subject of debate and controversy. Why is that? Join me as I clarify the reason why screening should not be viewed only from the perspective of public health,
Today, I’d like to talk about screening tests in general and why there seems to be so much debate and confusion about them. It seems that every other week there is a new report in the media raising doubt about the value of this screening test or that screening test, whether it’s mammography, the PSA test for prostate cancer, colonoscopy, heart scans, or what have you. And you hear one group of people advising one way and another advising another way, and it’s very confusing.
So how do we make sense of that?Read more