John Mulroe http://wuis.org en Mammography In 3D http://wuis.org/post/mammography-3d <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Illinois requires insurance companies to cover routine mammograms, but that doesn't necessarily include a new method of detecting breast cancer.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A mammogram is a low-dose of x-rays doctors use to spot breast cancer. An important tool, to be sure, but one that can result in false-positives.</span></p><p>Dr. Sarah Friedewald says that'll happen a lot less if women also get a 3D mammogram. Likewise, she says, the new technology makes it easier to spot abnormalities.</p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 23:10:02 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 12025 at http://wuis.org Mammography In 3D New Law To Ban Hand Held Phone Use While Driving http://wuis.org/post/new-law-ban-hand-held-phone-use-while-driving <p>Using a hand-held cell phone while driving in Illinois will be illegal on Jan. 1. &nbsp;<br>Gov. Pat Quinn signed legislation Friday aimed at reducing distracted driving. It requires motorists to use speaker phones or headsets that allow for one-digit or audio dialing. &nbsp;<br>Illinois joins 11 other states and Washington, D.C. in banning hand-held phone use on the road. &nbsp;<br>Texting while driving is already illegal in Illinois. &nbsp; Fri, 16 Aug 2013 21:44:08 +0000 Associated Press 7421 at http://wuis.org New Law To Ban Hand Held Phone Use While Driving