Planned Parenthood Abandons “Pro-Choice” Term on Abortion: On January 9, with carefully controlled fanfare (no press release, hand-picked reporters), Planned Parenthood announced it was abandoning the term “pro-choice.”
Why Don’t We Have Annual Ultrasounds Instead of Mammograms?
How is a mammogram done? When you have a mammogram, your breast is compressed or squeezed between 2 plates attached to the mammogram machine – a plastic plate (on top) and an x-ray plate (on the bottom). The technologist compresses your breast to keep it from moving, and to make the layer of breast tissue thinner. These steps reduce the x-ray exposure, reduce blurring, and make the picture sharper.