The 2009 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) breast cancer screening recommendations were followed by a noticeable decrease in screening rates for women ages 65 and older, according to a study published in Women’s Health Issues.

Though I’m sure much of the news we write about this year will be unexpected, there are a handful of stories I’m excited to watch develop.

Radiologist Eric Schnipper, MD, provided an economic perspective on the Veteran’s Administration hospital crisis for CNBC’s “Street Signs” segment last week.