October 21 is National Mammography Day.
Oct. 21 is National Mammography Day, and the American Cancer Society is urging women 40 and older to get a yearly mammogram,
especially in light of recent data suggesting a decline in mammography rates in the U.S.
The American Cancer Society is dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by saving lives, diminishing suffering
and preventing cancer through research, education, advocacy and service.
LifeScience Moment: The Prescription Drug Amendment was signed into law."
On October 26, 1951, the Durham-Humphrey Amendment, also known as the Prescription Drug Amendment,
was signed into law by President Harry S. Truman. The act defined two specific categories for medications:
legend (prescription) and over-the-counter (OTC).
The amendment was co-sponsored by former vice president and Minnesota senator Hubert H. Humphrey Jr. (D),
a pharmacist in South Dakota before entering politics, and Carl Durham (D), a pharmacist who represented
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"Perfect as the wing of a bird may be, it will never enable the bird to fly if unsupported by the air. Facts are the air of science. Without them a man of science can never rise."
Ivan Pavlov, Russian Physiologist
(1849 - 1936)