Overtreatment : When Medicine Does More Harm Than Good

Why do millions of people a year get tests and procedures that they don’t really need ?

Researchers estimate that 21% of medical care is unnecessary.

Kaiser Health News senior correspondent Liz Szabo moderated a discussion a panel of experts to explore overtreatment.

KHN panelists were:

  • Dr. Louise Davies, An associate professor of otolaryngology – head and neck surgery in The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice
  • Dr. Saurabh Jha, an associate professor of radiology at the University of Pennsylvania
  • Dr. Barry Kramer, director of the division of cancer prevention at the National Cancer Institute
  • Dr. Jacqueline Kruser, a pulmonologist and critical care physician at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Dr. Ranit Mishori, professor of family medicine at the Georgetown University School of Medicine.
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  • Video source : KHN was live.

Breast-feeding Lowers Your Breast Cancer Risk

CDC’s Dr. Lisa Richardson explains why breastfeeding your babies can lower your risk of breast cancer

Watch Dr. Lisa Richardson, an oncologist and Director of the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control at CDC, explain why breastfeeding your babies can lower your risk of breast cancer.

Réduire la contamination des perturbateurs endocriniens pendant la vie foetale

“Nous n’avons pas le droit de contaminer un million de foetus par an”

Une alerte de plus du professeur Sultan, endocrinologue pédiatrique à Montpellier.

Adverse health risks increase with proximity to fracking facilities

Unconventional oil and gas development is rapidly encroaching on heavily populated neighborhoods, posing potential risks to human health

Dr. Lisa McKenzie presents results from a human health risk assessment that characterized prenatal through adult health risks from exposure to non-methane hydrocarbons in Colorado populations living near oil and gas development. The study found that both air pollutant concentrations and health risks increased with proximity to oil and gas facilities.

Lisa McKenzie, PhD MPH,is an Assistant Research Professor at the Colorado School of Public Health on the University of Colorado Denver’s Anschutz Medical Campus. Her expertise is in exposure assessment and environmental epidemiology, and human health risk assessment. Dr. McKenzie’s research has contributed to the understanding of how air pollutants and other exposures resulting from the unconventional development of petroleum resources may affect the public’s health.

Reference.  Image blogs.sierraclub.

Le dépistage mammographique, ça fait quoi ?

Analyses d’une radiologue sur la mammographie et le dépistage systématique

Vidéo publiée le 5 octobre 2018.

Le Dr Cécile Bour, Médecin Radiologue, a participé au dépistage organisé des cancers du sein, puis a cessé après des années de pratique.

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The International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics World Congress 2018

XXII FIGO 2018, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The FIGO World Congress of Gynecology and Obstetrics is the single largest global congress on maternal and infant health, bringing together obstetricians, gynecologists and related health professionals from around the world.

The #FIGO2018 XXII FIGO World Congress of Gynecology and Obstetrics will take place in the beautiful city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from 14-19 October 2018.

Le surtraitement lié au dépistage systématique, et les traitements inutiles

~Quand c’est gratuit, c’est vous le produit~
Gérard Delépine, Chirurgien et Cancérologue, septembre 2018

Le dépistage systématique du cancer du sein encouragé par Octobre Rose et les autorités françaises, cause de nombreuses souffrances inutiles, qui rapportent gros à l’industrie du cancer du sein.

On a ce devoir de faire sans pesticides, dit Paul François

“ça sera bon pour nos fermes, pour le consommateur, et pour l’environnement ” ~Paul François~

Fabrice Nicolino est allé à la rencontre de Paul François sur son exploitation agricole céréalière en Charente. Gravement intoxiqué à la suite d’un accident, il est passé du conventionnel au bio.

Long-Term Dangers of Birth Control Pills

Dr. Elizabeth Plourde, Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Author, talks, 2011

Dr. Elizabeth Plourde talks about the dangers of using birth control pills for many years and why they are dangerous.

  • Video published on 26 Sep 2011 by iHealthTube.com.

L’interdiction des pesticides: c’est ici et maintenant, dit Marie-Lys Bibeyran

“Nous voulons que nos enfants puissent vivre et survivre” ~Marie-Lys Bibeyran~

Ouvrière viticole en Gironde, Marie-Lys Bibeyran raconte son combat pour faire reconnaitre les maladies des ouvriers liés aux produits chimiques.

Marie-Lys Bibeyran anime un comité de bagarre contre les pesticides, le collectif Info Médoc Pesticides, depuis le drame qui a touché son frère.