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2015/01/28 12:19
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GRAND RAPIDS, MI – A screening program for longtime smokers designed to catch lung cancers at an early stage is have a life-saving impact, Mercy Health Saint Mary’s reports. Since the hospital...
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2015/01/21 22:57
2015/01/21 22:57
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Back in 1982 Billy Joel wrote: "Two men out and three men on/ Nowhere to look but inside/ Where we all respond to PRESSURE." That's how it can feel when you're sitting in the doctor's office waiting...
2015/01/19 11:54
2015/01/19 11:54
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HPV or Pap: Which test is best for cervical cancer? Health Headlines Two doctors groups have said that HPV tests can reasonably replace Pap tests, or combinations of the two, which both screen for...
2015/01/19 06:23
2015/01/19 06:23
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Q: I am only 37, I don�t smoke, I have never had any medical problems and I am very active, but I was at this health fair where they had a free cardiovascular screening, so I did it. My blood pressure...
2015/01/18 21:20
2015/01/18 21:20
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A federal proposal to encourage discussions about circumcision for baby boys and at-risk men of all ages has drawn nearly 2,000 mostly negative comments and a planned protest in front of a federal...
2015/01/18 00:37
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Aspirin is a popular drug for people who've never had a heart attack or stroke and would like to keep it that way. But for more than one in 10 people who do so, aspirin could do more harm than good, a...
2015/01/16 03:20
2015/01/16 03:20
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A federal proposal to encourage discussions about circumcision for baby boys and at-risk men of all ages has drawn nearly 2,000 mostly-negative comments and a planned protest in front of a federal...
2015/01/12 02:42
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In an analysis published in the journal Cancer and funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the team provides a rationale for a national clinical trial to assess the effectiveness of adding...
2015/01/09 22:17
2015/01/09 22:17
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Free screenings for those at high risk for developing lung cancer are becoming available without a co-pay because of an element of the Affordable Care Act that took effect Jan. 1. Effective Jan. 1,...
2015/01/08 13:31
2015/01/08 13:31
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The new year is a good time to get your health in check. In addition to a yearly physical, there are a handful of medical tests women may need depending on age and other personal health factors. Dr....
2015/01/05 15:05
2015/01/05 15:05
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CLEVELAND CLINIC-- The new year is a good time to get your health in check; in addition to a yearly physical, there are a handful of medical tests women may need depending on age and other personal...
2015/01/04 20:52
2015/01/04 20:52
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Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter Limiting screening to women with these risk factors would reduce the number of screening-detected cancers by more than 75 percent, she said. Price was scheduled to...
2015/01/04 20:52
2015/01/04 20:52
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... say to me, 'I'm confused. What's the right choice?' " said Polaneczky, a professor at Weill Medical College of Cornell University in Manhattan (and sister of Philadelphia Daily News columnist...
2014/12/30 21:46
2014/12/30 21:46
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In November Medicare published its intention to cover the cost of annual lung cancer screening for people with a history of heavy smoking. Widespread screening is expected to save tens of thousands...
2015/01/28 12:19
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