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2015/07/28 22:45
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By Andrew M. Seaman (Reuters Health) - U.S. adults should be screened for depression, according to a proposal from a government-backed panel of medical experts. With this proposal, the U.S....
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2015/07/28 12:27
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A government backed panel of medical professionals has recommended that primary care physicians screen for depression. That was the conclusion of The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. It said...
2015/07/28 06:03
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And all it took on her part was a simple mammogram. Five years ago, she thought it might be a good idea to be tested for breast cancer. "It was because of my family history of breast cancer," said...
2015/07/21 19:25
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Changes in how women are screened for cervical cancer mean they're getting Pap tests less often. But that may also mean young women are not getting tested for chlamydia, the most common sexually...
2015/07/19 06:03
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Updated: Sun, Jul 19 2015, 01:58 AM UNDATED (CBS) -- While feeling a lump or mass on the breast is a sure sign you should go see a doctor, it is not the only way breast cancer can present...
2015/07/15 15:31
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While feeling a lump or mass on the breast is a sure sign you should go see a doctor, it is not the only way breast cancer can present itself. Breast cancer remains the most common cancer -- aside...
2015/07/14 11:08
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Current U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Guidelines for prostate screening may be impacting the detection of high-risk prostate cancer. A new study from the University Health Network (Toronto)...
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2015/07/11 10:52
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Globally, about one in nine adults have diabetes, and the disease will be the seventh leading cause of death by 2030, according to the World Health Organization. Most of these people have Type 2, or...
2015/07/10 21:52
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For the second year in a row, U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts has introduced legislation to repeal portions of the Affordable Care Act that, he argues, allow the federal government to ration health care. The...
2015/07/07 21:56
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... Health) - Men with early-stage prostate cancer are increasingly opting for regular monitoring and holding off on treatment unless the disease progresses, a new study suggests. Use of...
2015/07/06 19:57
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... Health) - Breast cancer screenings may not lead to fewer deaths, suggests a new study of U.S. data. In areas of the U.S. with high levels of screening, more tumors were diagnosed - but...
2015/07/06 16:51
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An online medical magazine recently invited physicians to test their knowledge of cancer screening tests. The respondents undoubtedly were grateful for their anonymity, because the vast majority...
2015/07/04 04:03
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New studies suggest that you might be better off getting calcium from foods – dairy products, soy foods and green vegetables – instead of supplements. For years, we’ve been advised to consume ample...
2015/07/02 19:40
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Only about one in eight people with so-called prediabetes, often a precursor to full-blown disease, know they have a problem, a study has found. Lacking awareness, people with the elevated blood...
2015/07/02 17:40
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Your Colonoscopy Is Covered, But The Prep Kit May Not Be With summer vacations coming up, one reader this week asked about travel insurance, while others had questions about coverage of preventive...
2015/06/30 09:08
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The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, NJ, is pleased to announce that two of its oncologists and a research scientist are helping pave the way to an easier, more accurate, less invasive way to screen for...
2015/06/29 18:56
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... Health) - Only about one in eight people with so-called pre-diabetes, often a precursor to full-blown disease, know they have a problem, a U.S. study found. Lacking awareness, people with...
2015/06/29 16:30
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2015/06/27 08:08
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Secretary of Health Dr. Karen Murphy is reminding Pennsylvanians that June 27 is National HIV Testing Day and urges all Pennsylvanians to get tested for HIV as part of their routine health care. "It...
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The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends against PSA (prostate specific antigen) screening for prostate cancer. The task force currently gives PSA screening a grade D, meaning that...
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