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http://images.ncfr.org/webconvert/archive/New_mammography_news_whats_best_for_breasts_NCFR.pdf
These past couple of days, there has been a firestorm of reaction to the new recommendations just released from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force about mammography and breast health.

http://images.ncfr.org/webconvert/archive/Nicked_by_Occams_Razor_NCFR.pdf

http://images.ncfr.org/webconvert/archive/One_kid_two_kid_red_kid_blue_kid_choosing_the_size_of_your_family_NCFR.pdf
In this election cycle, for the first time in my adult life, family planning issues are front and center. I never expected contraception to be part of the political discourse, especially contraception practiced by a married couple. I can't think of a…

http://images.ncfr.org/webconvert/archive/That_One_Moment_in_Time_Whitney_Houston_and_the_soundtrack_of_my_life_NCFR.pdf
This week one of the world's most beautiful voices fell silent forever. Tragically, Whitney Houston passed away at the age of 48. People in the social and broadcast media have been weighing in on what I will term "What Whitney meant to me." Whitney…

http://images.ncfr.org/webconvert/archive/The_Password_is.pdf
What stresses me out? One source of distress for me, and maybe for you, is all of the passwords I'm expected to memorize to conduct daily living.

http://images.ncfr.org/webconvert/archive/The_Perfunctory_Greeting_Card_Company_NCFR.pdf
My husband and a friend were talking other night.We got on the subject of families, and since I work in "the biz," people often ask me what the research in the field reveals about this or that. This friend has an "Ordinary People" type of family-the…

http://images.ncfr.org/webconvert/archive/Putting_Men_into_Mentoring_NCFR.pdf
A conversation with William Marsiglio about fatherhood and male generativity.

http://images.ncfr.org/webconvert/archive/The_Recessions_Effects_on_Families_NCFR.pdf
Author Don Peck pulls together information from many places-including scholarly sources familiar to NCFR. This article caught my eye because of two family scholars he quotes-Glen Elder and Kathryn Edin (speakers at NCFR conferences)-as well as input…

http://images.ncfr.org/webconvert/archive/Remembering_Grayson_NCFR.pdf
The tragic story of the life-threatening use of cell phones while driving..

http://images.ncfr.org/webconvert/archive/The_Road_to_Unintended_Consequences_NCFR.pdf
There is a custom in Minnesota-and I'm not sure to what extent it exists elsewhere-but here and there, roadside memorials materialize that obviously mark the spot of a fatal accident. Sometimes they are in the form of a cross, or sometimes they…
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