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Pelvic Exam: One More Thing Women Can Skip?

Posted on 12/18/2012 by |Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthIt seems as if the annual health to-do list for women over 50 is getting shorter and shorter. All those routine tests we thought we needed every year to stay on top of things — like mammograms and Pap smears — experts now say are really unnecessary. The latest thing we should cross off the list: a yearly pelvic exam. A new study from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), says a pelvic exam, in which the physician inserts …