USPSTF weighs in on postmenopausal hormone therapy to prevent chronic conditions

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The US Preventive Services Task Force recommends against the use of estrogen, alone or combined with progestin, to prevent chronic conditions in asymptomatic postmenopausal women. Here’s why.



US Preventive Services Task Force. Final Recommendation Statement: Hormone Therapy in Postmenopausal Women: Primary Prevention of Chronic Conditions. Available at: Accessed January 5, 2018.

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