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2014/11/25 16:44
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Glenn E. Palomaki, PhD, associate director of the Division of Medical Screening and Special Testing in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island...
2014/11/25 16:44
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2014/11/24 23:25
2014/11/24 23:25
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People can make vitamin D when exposed to sunshine. But many people in North American never get enough sun to do that. Should you get a blood test to see if you're deficient in vitamin D? It sounds...
2014/11/20 20:37
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Embargoed until: Thursday, November 20, 2014, Noon ET Nine in 10 adults who drink too much alcohol are not alcoholics or alcohol dependent, according to a new study released by the Centers for...
2014/11/15 16:40
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LUNG CANCER SCREENING FOR MEDICARE PATIENTS COMING SOON TO UC DAVIS Experts' Q&A addresses screening eligibility, risks and benefits (SACRAMENTO, Calif.) - UC Davis Medical Center is preparing to...
2014/11/12 10:09
2014/11/12 10:09
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American women face conflicting advice about whether to be screened for breast cancer, at what age and how often. The decisions they make are often more strongly influenced by fear or a friend's...
2014/11/12 05:37
2014/11/12 05:37
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More Americans die each year from lung cancer than any other type of cancer. One in 13 men and one in 16 women will develop the disease in their lifetime. Learn about and take steps toward lung cancer...
2014/11/12 00:18
2014/11/12 00:18
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WASHINGTON (AP) - Medicare may soon begin paying for yearly scans to detect lung cancer in certain current or former heavy smokers. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on Monday issued a...
2014/11/10 05:19
2014/11/10 05:19
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More and more employers are covering maintenance medications at 100% in health savings account-qualified high-deductible health plans, despite IRS rules that limit such coverage only to preventive...
2014/11/07 18:04
2014/11/07 18:04
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Medicare & Medicaid News Medicare May Need to Expand Options for Behavioral Weight Loss Counseling Broader range of health professionals needed provide weight loss counseling for senior citizens,...
2014/11/06 00:17
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... should recommend that every man be screened for prostate cancer, regardless of age and health and risk factors,” said Dr. Paul Martin, one of three urologists at Bluewater Health. “That's...
2014/11/05 01:42
2014/11/05 01:42
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... an exhaustive search, we found only 12 high quality randomized controlled trials that examined the behavioral treatment of obesity in patients encountered in primary care settings," said Thomas...
2014/11/04 16:44
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Meditation, yoga, and relaxation with imagery were found to have the strongest evidence supporting their use. They received an "A" grade and are recommended for routine use for anxiety and other mood...
2014/10/31 17:53
2014/10/31 17:53
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Guide to life: Is an annual medical exam a must? See more stories that can help you navigate life. Health Headlines Maybe you’re the type of person who, without fail, makes an appointment for a...
2014/10/31 12:08
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Patients at high-risk for developing lung cancer are more likely to receive low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) screening when their primary care provider is familiar with guideline recommendations...
2014/10/30 14:30
2014/10/30 14:30
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... – While intimate partner violence (IPV), or domestic violence, is one of the most common health risks to women in the United States and can have a profoundly negative impact on health and...
2014/10/30 01:39
2014/10/30 01:39
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You know what would be great? If we had a test that could accurately predict if a man is at risk of developing prostate cancer, and when. Better still would be an intervention that would ensure the...
2014/10/28 19:42
2014/10/28 19:42
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The study found that adding tomosynthesis (3D mammography) to routine biennial digital mammography screening among U.S. women with dense breasts could improve health outcomes at a reasonable cost...
2014/10/27 22:38
2014/10/27 22:38
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Millions of people who have avoided colon cancer screenings can now get a new home test that’s noninvasive and doesn’t require the icky preparation most other methods do. The test is the first to...
2014/10/26 08:38
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Q: I have read so many articles about breast cancer awareness, but can you tell me what is new? Should every woman have genetic testing done? — T.H., Walhalla A: October is Breast Cancer Awareness...
2014/10/24 16:32
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Dr. Jeff Hersh: Controversy over breast cancer screening By Dr. Jeff Hersh, ?More Content Now Posted Oct. 24, 2014 @ 10:20 am Q: What�s up with the controversy about breast cancer screening?A: Many...
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