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Breitbart
Health Expert Blasts CDC: Ignores Own Study, Allows Refugees Into U.S. Without Latent TB ScreeningCDC and in a number of state and local health departments around the country.
Health Expert Blasts CDC: Ignores Own Study, Allows Refugees Into U.S. Without Latent TB Screening
Breitbart / Posted 7 days ago
CDC and in a number of state and local health departments around the country. Another arm of the federal government, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), however, recently issued a draft recommendation that is consistent with the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Drop in U.S. birth defects slowed after folic acid added to cereal grains: studyanything is good or bad here.” Women should still follow the U.S. recommendati
Drop in U.S. birth defects slowed after folic acid added to cereal grains: study
The Globe and Mail / Posted 7 days ago
anything is good or bad here.” Women should still follow the U.S. recommendations for folic acid, he said. Currently, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force advises women who are pregnant or capable of becoming pregnant to take a daily supplement... Read more
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FOX News
Drop in birth defects slowed after folic acid fortificationanything is good or bad here." Women should still follow the U.S. recommendati
Drop in birth defects slowed after folic acid fortification
FOX News / Posted 8 days ago
anything is good or bad here." Women should still follow the U.S. recommendations for folic acid, he said. Currently, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force advises women who are pregnant or capable of becoming pregnant to take a daily supplement... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Drop in birth defects slowed after folic acid fortificationanything is good or bad here." Women should still follow the U.S. recommendati
Drop in birth defects slowed after folic acid fortification
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
anything is good or bad here." Women should still follow the U.S. recommendations for folic acid, he said. Currently, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force advises women who are pregnant or capable of becoming pregnant to take a daily supplement... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
U.S. panel endorses daily aspirin use to prevent colorectal cancerlow-dose Aspirin to prevent both heart attacks and strokes as well as colorecta
U.S. panel endorses daily aspirin use to prevent colorectal cancer
The Globe and Mail / Posted 10 days ago
low-dose Aspirin to prevent both heart attacks and strokes as well as colorectal cancer. That’s the latest advice from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, an influential expert panel that published a final recommendation last month in Annals... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Identify, help at-risk physiciansshows depression among physicians is a growing problem resulting in the death o
Identify, help at-risk physicians
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 13 days ago
shows depression among physicians is a growing problem resulting in the death of 400 physicians by suicide each year. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has called for depression screening in all patients. Yet, fear of professional... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Supporters Push for Signature for 3D Mammogram CoverageA spokesman for the Bloomfield based insurer reiterated that stance Monday. Th
Supporters Push for Signature for 3D Mammogram Coverage
NBC Connecticut / Posted 17 days ago
A spokesman for the Bloomfield based insurer reiterated that stance Monday. The statement said, "According to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, there is insufficient evidence to determine that 3D mammography is clinically superior... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
The most deadly infectious disease in America todayfor high cholesterol and colon cancer, we will see people living the long, heal
The most deadly infectious disease in America today
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 20 days ago
for high cholesterol and colon cancer, we will see people living the long, healthy lives they deserve." The CDC and the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommend one-time hepatitis C testing for everyone born between 1945 and 1965, and... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
FDA's crackdown on vaping rattles industryStudies that examined whether e-cigarettes help smokers kick their tobacco habi
FDA's crackdown on vaping rattles industry
The Arizona Republic / Posted 21 days ago
Studies that examined whether e-cigarettes help smokers kick their tobacco habit have produced mixed results. In 2015, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force concluded there was insufficient evidence to recommend e-cigarettes or other electronic... Read more
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Newsmax
Hepatitis C Leading Infectious Disease Killer in USfor everyone born from 1945 to 1965 and regular testing is suggested for others
Hepatitis C Leading Infectious Disease Killer in US
Newsmax / Posted 22 days ago
for everyone born from 1945 to 1965 and regular testing is suggested for others at high risk, according to the CDC and the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Luckily, curative drugs have advanced the treatment of hepatitis C infection over... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
About half of women may benefit from mammograms at 40, study findsnot only to determine who qualifies for mammography, but also who may require s
About half of women may benefit from mammograms at 40, study finds
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 22 days ago
not only to determine who qualifies for mammography, but also who may require screening MRIs and/or genetic testing." The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends that most women begin mammography at age 50. However, it also says women... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
The most deadly infectious disease in America todayfor high cholesterol and colon cancer, we will see people living the long, heal
The most deadly infectious disease in America today
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 22 days ago
for high cholesterol and colon cancer, we will see people living the long, healthy lives they deserve." The CDC and the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommend one-time hepatitis C testing for everyone born between 1945 and 1965, and... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Some elderly men get prostate cancer tests despite limited benefitlook for prostate tumors even though they may not live long enough to benefit f
Some elderly men get prostate cancer tests despite limited benefit
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 22 days ago
look for prostate tumors even though they may not live long enough to benefit from treatment, a recent study suggests. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), a government-backed panel of independent physicians, in 2008 recommended... Read more
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CBS News
The most deadly infectious disease in America todayfor high cholesterol and colon cancer, we will see people living the long, heal
The most deadly infectious disease in America today
CBS News / Posted 22 days ago
for high cholesterol and colon cancer, we will see people living the long, healthy lives they deserve." The CDC and the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommend one-time hepatitis C testing for everyone born between 1945 and 1965, and... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Some elderly men get prostate cancer tests despite limited benefitlook for prostate tumors even though they may not live long enough to benefit f
Some elderly men get prostate cancer tests despite limited benefit
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 22 days ago
look for prostate tumors even though they may not live long enough to benefit from treatment, a recent study suggests. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), a government-backed panel of independent physicians, in 2008 recommended... Read more
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CDC Press Releases3.5 million Americans are currently living with hepatitis C and roughly half ar
CDC Press Releases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention / Posted 22 days ago
3.5 million Americans are currently living with hepatitis C and roughly half are unaware of their infection. CDC and the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommend one-time hepatitis C testing for everyone born from 1945 to 1965 and regular... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Jury still out on celiac disease screening, US doctors saydisease makes sense, according to draft guidelines proposed by U.S. physicians.
Jury still out on celiac disease screening, US doctors say
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 23 days ago
disease makes sense, according to draft guidelines proposed by U.S. physicians. The draft recommendations issued by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) today conclude that more research is needed on the potential health benefits of... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Hypertension not rare in kids; experts unsure how best to handle ithave recommended screening once a year during preventive well-child visits. But
Hypertension not rare in kids; experts unsure how best to handle it
The Middletown Press / Posted 23 days ago
have recommended screening once a year during preventive well-child visits. But after a rigorous analysis in 2013, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, or USPSTF, concluded that there was insufficient data to make any recommendation about... Read more
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Psych Central
Early Autism Diagnoses Can Bring Earlier Interventionnoted that additional research is needed to confirm the effectiveness of univer
Early Autism Diagnoses Can Bring Earlier Intervention
Psych Central / Posted 27 days ago
noted that additional research is needed to confirm the effectiveness of universal autism screening. Earlier this year, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force concluded there wasn’t enough evidence to recommend universal autism screening of young... Read more
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The Mercury News
The aspirin a day solution for your healthhow can you tell if you are a good candidate for daily aspirin use? Here's wha
The aspirin a day solution for your health
The Mercury News / Posted 28 days ago
how can you tell if you are a good candidate for daily aspirin use? Here's what the new guidelines, developed by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, advise: A daily low-dose aspirin is recommended for those adults 50-59 whose life... Read more
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ABC News
Breast-Feeding Guidelines Tweaked for the Sake of Women Who Don'tThe U.S. Preventive Services Task Force is keeping its 2016 recommendations in
Breast-Feeding Guidelines Tweaked for the Sake of Women Who Don't
ABC News / Posted 30 days ago
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force is keeping its 2016 recommendations in support of breast-feeding nearly identical to those issued in 2008, with the exception of deleting one word: “promote.” The independent panel of experts, who are funded... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
NY insurers to expand coverage for maternal depressionDepartment of Financial Services issued a letter to health insurers Monday, poi
NY insurers to expand coverage for maternal depression
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted a month ago
Department of Financial Services issued a letter to health insurers Monday, pointing to a February recommendation from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force that pregnant and post-pregnant women receive depression screening. The screenings will... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
NY insurers to expand coverage for maternal depressionDepartment of Financial Services issued a letter to health insurers Monday, poi
NY insurers to expand coverage for maternal depression
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted a month ago
Department of Financial Services issued a letter to health insurers Monday, pointing to a February recommendation from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force that pregnant and post-pregnant women receive depression screening. The screenings will... Read more
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Philly.com
Can an aspirin a day keep heart attacks at bay?how can you tell if you are a good candidate for daily aspirin use? Here’s wha
Can an aspirin a day keep heart attacks at bay?
Philly.com / Posted 1 months ago
how can you tell if you are a good candidate for daily aspirin use? Here’s what the new guidelines, developed by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, advise: — A daily low-dose aspirin is recommended for those adults 50-59 whose life... Read more

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