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  • 02.4.11

    Many Say ‘Too Busy’ To Get a Mammogram


    The major reason women age 60 and under who have health insurance gave for not getting a mammogram was “being too busy,” U.S. researchers say. Researchers at Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research in Portland, Ore., report about one-quarter say the reason for not completing mammograms was “too much pain.” Obese women were nearly twice as likely as non-obese women to report pain as a deterrent.

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