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It detects harmful variations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes. (If one of your parents carries a mutation, there is a 50 percent changes that you have it too.) A positive result means you are at risk of developing breast, ovarian, and other cancers. While there is no way to “rid your body” of a BRCA mutation, “knowledge is power,” says Susan Klugman, MD, director of Reproductive and Medical Genetics at Montefiore Health System and professor of Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women’s Health at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City. Knowing the mutation is there gives you options. You can work with your doctor to make sure you are getting the proper screenings (including MRIs, mammograms, and pelvic sonograms), she says. Prophylactic surgeries (to remove your breasts or ovaries) may also be an option. … [Read more...] about Should you get tested for the breast cancer gene?
In researching my latest book, I determined that this is happening in 2020 because, above all, too many of us utterly failed to examine and correct what arguably was the biggest case of journalistic malpractice in recent times: the widespread misreporting on the failed Trump-Russia collusion narrative. Everyone from the New York Times to the Justice Department’s inspector general, Michael Horowitz, to former CIA Director John Brennan, to special counsel Robert Mueller ultimately acknowledged that many investigators and media took the wrong fork in the road. Yet we spent almost no time or energy examining how we could have been so blind, so wrong. We didn’t bother to dig into who was behind the bad information, illegal leaks, slander and libel, intelligence abuses, and destruction of evidence — the sorts of pursuits that used to make journalists want to get up in the morning and work late into the night. … [Read more...] about Journalism or partisanship? The media’s mistakes of 2016 continue in 2020
Jenna Karvunidis, a blogger who is largely credited with starting the gender reveal party phenomenon. She condemned the trend amid news that the El Dorado fire raging in California was started by an explosive used for a gender reveal party. That blaze has grown to nearly 10,000 acres. Overall, a huge spate of wildfires across the state has burned 2 million acres and caused power outages for more than 170,000. … [Read more...] about 5 things to know for September 8: Coronavirus, protests, Brexit, US election, China
“With 95% of our city losing power for days — even up to a week in many areas — our student-athletes were forced to find places to stay and some even had family from south Louisiana that came northward to stay with them," McClelland said. "So many things that we were able to control for the month of August became out of our control, and I think the numbers prove that it took its toll.” … [Read more...] about Baylor 3rd Big 12 team to put off opener after La Tech outbreak