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Medicare & Medicaid News Government Streamlining Medicare Coverage For Cancer Test In a clinical trial, Colorguard detected 92 percent of colorectal cancers and 42 percent of advanced adenomas,...
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By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, May 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors should regularly screen people at high risk for contracting the hepatitis B virus, which causes chronic illness...
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Preventive care and health screenings can prove life saving to some, but health care experts advise there can also be harmful effects from unnecessary screenings and tests. Up to 20 percent of lung...
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The Cologuard test, which detects the presence of DNA mutations that may be cancers in the stool, was approved by the Food and Drug Administration this week. The same day, the Centers for Medicare&...
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The tragic death of Robin Williams has once again taught us a bitter lesson: Depression does not discriminate, cannot be bargained with and shows no mercy. Depression does not care how wonderful your...
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Pelotonia-funded biomarker research at Ohio State could help fight lung cancer As he examined a nanochip under a microscope, the scientist explained that, with more research, doctors could better...
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Women Age 75 and Older Should Stay with Mammography Says New Study �There are no studies on women age 75 and older, despite the fact that they are at the highest risk for breast cancer� Aug. 5, 2015...
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... C (HCV) is the leading cause of liver cancer and accounts for more than 15,000 deaths in the U.S. each year," said Jagpreet Chhatwal, Ph.D., assistant professor of Health Services Research...
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... A new study adds to the debate about mammograms for women 75 and older. Researchers at the University of Washington found older women whose cancer was detected by mammography had a 10 percent...
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Q I am 31 years old and have always had normal Pap smears. I just read that HPV testing might be better. What do you suggest? A Screening for cervical cancer has led to a dramatic decrease in the...
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July 29, 2014 -- If it’s true that an apple a day keeps the doctor away, then it seems like seeing the doctor for an annual physical exam ought to play a major role in keeping healthy people...
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July 26 WaterFire to be held in Providence, Rhode Island, to mark World Hepatitis Day -- epidemic kills 1.5 million worldwide a year; deaths on the rise Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., director of The Miriam...
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Are vitamin supplements safe? Do vitamins work? Are they necessary? Do they contain dangerous impurities? And, is what’s on the label actually in the vitamin? Lately, newspaper headlines have...
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