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The Chattanoogan
Study Shows Number of Metastatic Prostate Cancer Cases IncreasingIn 2008, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) scaled back its PSA s
Study Shows Number of Metastatic Prostate Cancer Cases Increasing
The Chattanoogan / Posted yesterday
In 2008, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) scaled back its PSA screening recommendations, and in 2012, recommended against the screening altogether. The task force cited the number of false positive results that led to unnecessary... Read more
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CBS News
When can you stop getting colonoscopies?75. The better criterion is the overall health and life expectancy of the patie
When can you stop getting colonoscopies?
CBS News / Posted yesterday
75. The better criterion is the overall health and life expectancy of the patient, he said. Screening guidelines from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommend screening for colon cancer with any method, including colonoscopy, from age 50... Read more
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Newsmax
Blood Pressure Checks Urged for Pregnant Womendeaths from this complication. Even though many doctors already monitor blood
Blood Pressure Checks Urged for Pregnant Women
Newsmax / Posted yesterday
deaths from this complication. Even though many doctors already monitor blood pressure throughout pregnancy, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), a government-backed panel of independent physicians, is updating its clinical... Read more
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FOX News
Task Force Advises Routine Preeclampsia Screening In PregnancyEven though many doctors already monitor blood pressure throughout pregnancy, t
Task Force Advises Routine Preeclampsia Screening In Pregnancy
FOX News / Posted yesterday
Even though many doctors already monitor blood pressure throughout pregnancy, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), a government-backed panel of independent physicians, is updating its clinical guidelines for the first time since 1996 to... Read more
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Medical News Today
What Does It Feel Like to Have High Blood Sugar Levels?diabetes or other health problems. Most checkups will involve blood sugar test
What Does It Feel Like to Have High Blood Sugar Levels?
Medical News Today / Posted 2 days ago
diabetes or other health problems. Most checkups will involve blood sugar testing, even if the person has no symptoms. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommend that adults age 40 to 70 who are overweight should be tested for diabetes.... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Expansion Proposed For Women's Health Services Without A Copayone or two years. That is a more liberal standard than the guidelines that insu
Expansion Proposed For Women's Health Services Without A Copay
KERA North Texas / Posted 2 days ago
one or two years. That is a more liberal standard than the guidelines that insurers rely on for free screening from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, which recommends women generally be screened every other year starting at age 50. "We... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Expansion Proposed For Women's Health Services Without A Copayone or two years. That is a more liberal standard than the guidelines that insu
Expansion Proposed For Women's Health Services Without A Copay
KPBS San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
one or two years. That is a more liberal standard than the guidelines that insurers rely on for free screening from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, which recommends women generally be screened every other year starting at age 50. "We... Read more
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Philly.com
PSA tests on the ropes - but not goneelevated levels - enough to warrant a biopsy - do not. Four years ago, an infl
PSA tests on the ropes - but not gone
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
elevated levels - enough to warrant a biopsy - do not. Four years ago, an influential government advisory panel, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), sparked a firestorm by recommending that doctors omit PSA testing from routine... Read more
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Philly.com
Prostate cancer survivor promotes screening for men at high riskwith no symptoms of cancer has always been somewhat controversial. But in 2012,
Prostate cancer survivor promotes screening for men at high risk
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
with no symptoms of cancer has always been somewhat controversial. But in 2012, an influential federal advisory panel, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, declared that routine PSA testing should be abandoned, even for high-risk men. The... Read more
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CNBC
EpiPen maker quietly steers effort that could protect its priceargument that Mylan wants to push: "The recognition and classification of epine
EpiPen maker quietly steers effort that could protect its price
CNBC / Posted 13 days ago
argument that Mylan wants to push: "The recognition and classification of epinephrine as a preventive medicine by both the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force and insurers could increase patient access, improve outcomes and save lives." The... Read more
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The Washington Times
Prostate cancer: Know symptoms, take action, seek caretheir own risks, along with unnecessary worry. Consequently, some organization
Prostate cancer: Know symptoms, take action, seek care
The Washington Times / Posted 13 days ago
their own risks, along with unnecessary worry. Consequently, some organizations have warned against it. The trusted U.S. Preventive Services Task Force concluded “that the expected harms of PSA screening are greater than the potential... Read more
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The Seattle Times
EpiPen maker Mylan quietly steers effort to protect its pricerelease a less expensive generic version. The decision about whether to label
EpiPen maker Mylan quietly steers effort to protect its price
The Seattle Times / Posted 13 days ago
release a less expensive generic version. The decision about whether to label EpiPens a preventive drug will fall to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, a federally appointed group of physicians and public-health experts. The group reviews... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
What’s the best method of screening for prostate cancer?because the benefits are too small and the risk of harm is too great. The guide
What’s the best method of screening for prostate cancer?
The Globe and Mail / Posted 14 days ago
because the benefits are too small and the risk of harm is too great. The guidelines are in line with ones published by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force a few years earlier. Urologists and prostate cancer advocacy groups have loudly... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Study supports less treatment for early prostate cancerthe study is that early prostate cancer is not an emergency, and men have time
Study supports less treatment for early prostate cancer
The Seattle Times / Posted 14 days ago
the study is that early prostate cancer is not an emergency, and men have time to decide what to do about it. In 2012, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, an independent panel of experts, recommended against routine screening for prostate... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Want A BRCA Test? Some Insurers Require Genetic Counseling Firstgenetic mutations known to increase the risk for breast and ovarian cancers, bu
Want A BRCA Test? Some Insurers Require Genetic Counseling First
KERA North Texas / Posted 15 days ago
genetic mutations known to increase the risk for breast and ovarian cancers, but they are less commonly tested for. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, an independent panel of medical experts, recommends that women with a family history of... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Want A BRCA Test? Some Insurers Require Genetic Counseling Firstgenetic mutations known to increase the risk for breast and ovarian cancers, bu
Want A BRCA Test? Some Insurers Require Genetic Counseling First
KPBS San Diego / Posted 15 days ago
genetic mutations known to increase the risk for breast and ovarian cancers, but they are less commonly tested for. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, an independent panel of medical experts, recommends that women with a family history of... Read more
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FOX News
Could That Old Mole Be Skin Cancer?recommend that we all regularly do skin self-checks and have screenings by a ph
Could That Old Mole Be Skin Cancer?
FOX News / Posted 15 days ago
recommend that we all regularly do skin self-checks and have screenings by a physician to monitor moles. But in 2009 the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, an independent expert panel, found insufficient evidence to recommend for or against... Read more
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MedCity News
Some insurers push for genetic counseling before testing for breast cancermutations that also increase a woman’s risk for breast and ovarian cancers, but
Some insurers push for genetic counseling before testing for breast cancer
MedCity News / Posted 15 days ago
mutations that also increase a woman’s risk for breast and ovarian cancers, but they are less commonly tested for. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, an independent panel of medical experts, recommends that women with a family history of... Read more
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Al.com
1 in 7 men will get prostate cancer, so why are fewer getting screened?and impotence. Men's over-exaggerated fears are not the only reasons they are
1 in 7 men will get prostate cancer, so why are fewer getting screened?
Al.com / Posted 16 days ago
and impotence. Men's over-exaggerated fears are not the only reasons they are not getting screened. In recent years, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) essentially told men and their doctors that they did not need to be screened... Read more
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Newsmax
FDA: Ovarian Cancer Tests Not Reliablewas issued after a review of available evidence from clinical trials and the re
FDA: Ovarian Cancer Tests Not Reliable
Newsmax / Posted 17 days ago
was issued after a review of available evidence from clinical trials and the recommendations of health care groups and the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) said Thursday that it... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Patients, fearing pricey follow-ups, may shy away from some colon cancer testsCancer Action Network. Commercial insurers and the Medicare program cover canc
Patients, fearing pricey follow-ups, may shy away from some colon cancer tests
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 21 days ago
Cancer Action Network. Commercial insurers and the Medicare program cover cancer screenings that are recommended by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force without requiring any payment by patients. The task force, an independent panel of... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
USPSTF recommends screening for LTBI in populations at increased riskThe U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends screening for laten
USPSTF recommends screening for LTBI in populations at increased risk
News-Medical-Net / Posted 22 days ago
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends screening for latent tuberculosis infection in populations at increased risk. People who are considered at increased risk include people who were born in or have lived in countries where... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Re: NPP campaign in jeopardy; Akufo-Addo has cancerdiagnosis of prostate cancer. Let me quote the recommendations from two reliab
Re: NPP campaign in jeopardy; Akufo-Addo has cancer
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 23 days ago
diagnosis of prostate cancer. Let me quote the recommendations from two reliable sources; In 2008, and again in 2012, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) concluded that "the evidence was insufficient to assess the balance of benefits... Read more
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Char-Koosta News
Depression screening for kids could prevent suicidestheir classmates. The mandatory screening of depression in children follows a
Depression screening for kids could prevent suicides
Char-Koosta News / Posted 28 days ago
their classmates. The mandatory screening of depression in children follows a recommendation made earlier this year by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. That task force, an independent panel of health officials and experts in prevention,... Read more

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