Stories tagged with: federal government

November 17, 2009 - 7:21pm
6 years 35 weeks ago

The US Preventative Services Task Force is recommending new guidelines that is shaking up the breast cancer community. It says women under the age of 50 do not need to get mammograms and women do not need to conduct self-breast exams.

Genesis Radiologist, Dr. Coleene Cooke, says these guidelines are not directed toward women who have a higher risk for breast cancer.

"Perhaps they have a pre-disposition or they have a history, these women are out of this category. They need...

October 30, 2009 - 4:54pm
6 years 38 weeks ago

A bill on the house floor is looking to extend the first time home buyer tax credit, and open the tax credit to current home owners.

Jay Butler of Butler Realty says the current first time home buyer tax credit will most likely stay in effect until April 30th, and if House Bill 3756 passes, a tax credit for current home owners will become available.

"How it works is a person who has owned a house for at least 5 years can purchase a new home and they can get up to, but...

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