Day Thirtyfour: 16 November 2009

We spoke on facebook again today, awesome. Also, Tully and I have decided to send out a Christmas card, which you should be receiving as soon as we get them made/mailed out (a few weeks).I am really excited for Thanksgiving in Ohio, but Christmas is knocking on the door very loudly.

So, the Obama administration reported progress in various talks with China, despite being censored in some addresses to the public.

A government scientific task force reported that most women don’t need a mammogram in their 40s and should get one every two years starting at 50. It’s a major reversal that conflicts with the American Cancer Society’s long-standing position. Also, the task force said breast self-exams do no good and women shouldn’t be taught to do them.

An Army cook and single mom may face criminal charges after she skipped her deployment flight to Afghanistan because, she said, no one was available to care for her infant son while she was overseas.

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