U.S. Preventive Services Task Force articles over last 30 days

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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...
2015/07/04 04:03
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2015/07/02 19:40
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
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
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
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
2015/06/29 16:30
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The doctor is in. Dr. Oz airs on Fox 5 at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. every weekday. The doctor is in. Dr. Oz airs on Fox 5 at 2 p.m. every weekday. Common Diabetes Rx Might Be a Sight-SaverCommon Diabetes...
2015/06/27 08:08
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...
2015/06/26 15:30
2015/06/26 15:30
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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...
2015/06/26 10:45
2015/06/26 10:45
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Only one quarter of the 1.1 million people with HIV have their condition under control, where "under control" means the virus has been suppressed, according to a report released this summer by the...
2015/06/25 11:13
2015/06/25 11:13
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In churches, community centers and businesses around Chicago, two national companies are setting up portable equipment and inviting people to buy cardiovascular tests that they say can help prevent...
2015/06/25 03:14
2015/06/25 03:14
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Anush Avejic of Sunland is a two-time breast cancer survivor. (Photo by David Crane/Los Angeles Daily News) The blood that seeped from Anush Avejic’s right breast became a lifesaving clue. Avejic...
2015/06/23 16:31
2015/06/23 16:31
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For its first 25 years, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force toiled in relative obscurity. Created by the federal government in 1984, the task force published books and articles in scientific...
2015/06/23 05:58
2015/06/23 05:58
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RALEIGH – The likelihood of black men getting prostate cancer and dying from it represent two of the biggest gaps between the health of black and white men in the United States. And as it turns out,...
2015/06/22 07:57
2015/06/22 07:57
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Simple tests used regularly to assess kidney function and damage also could help doctors predict who will develop heart disease, the nation's leading cause of death, researchers from Johns Hopkins...
2015/06/16 12:08
2015/06/16 12:08
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World renowned robotic prostate cancer surgeon, Dr. David B. Samadi, was awarded the Peter Latos Prostate Cancer Foundation Award last Thursday at the Foundation's 2nd Annual Gala where he was honored...
2015/06/16 09:49
2015/06/16 09:49
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Having a baby is a common women's health event, yet insurance coverage isn't always assured. Although the federal government recently clarified that many insurance plans must cover prenatal care as a...
2015/06/15 17:19
2015/06/15 17:19
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The list of preventive services that insured patients are entitled to receive without paying anything out of pocket continues to grow. In 2014, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommended two...
2015/06/12 18:17
2015/06/12 18:17
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Simple tests used regularly to assess kidney function and damage also could help doctors predict who will suffer heart disease, the nation's leading cause of death, researchers from the Johns Hopkins...
2015/06/12 15:42
2015/06/12 15:42
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Thomas Wells | Buy at photos.djournal.comDick Guyton is glad he made the decision to continue with prostate cancer screening. After being diagnosed with early stage disease in May 2013, he took his...
2015/06/08 10:27
2015/06/08 10:27
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The list continued to grow of preventive services that people are entitled to receive without paying anything out of pocket. In 2014, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommended two new...
2015/07/04 04:03
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