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Stamford Advocate
Controversial prostate cancer study sparks debateand 2013. The study researchers, who were from Northwestern University, stated
Controversial prostate cancer study sparks debate
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 hours ago
and 2013. The study researchers, who were from Northwestern University, stated that one possible reason for the spike is a U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation against prostate-specific antigen testing, a blood test used to screen for... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Controversial prostate cancer study sparks debateand 2013. The study researchers, who were from Northwestern University, stated
Controversial prostate cancer study sparks debate
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 hours ago
and 2013. The study researchers, who were from Northwestern University, stated that one possible reason for the spike is a U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation against prostate-specific antigen testing, a blood test used to screen for... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Controversial prostate cancer study sparks debateand 2013. The study researchers, who were from Northwestern University, stated
Controversial prostate cancer study sparks debate
Connecticut Post / Posted 4 hours ago
and 2013. The study researchers, who were from Northwestern University, stated that one possible reason for the spike is a U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation against prostate-specific antigen testing, a blood test used to screen for... Read more
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KERA North Texas
What Women Need In A Checkup: Test Less, Talk Moreor other family practitioner? Not necessarily. For one, there may be tests you
What Women Need In A Checkup: Test Less, Talk More
KERA North Texas / Posted yesterday
or other family practitioner? Not necessarily. For one, there may be tests you aren't aware you should be getting. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends screening for chlamydia and gonorrhea in sexually active women 24 and younger,... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
What Women Need In A Checkup: Test Less, Talk Moreor other family practitioner? Not necessarily. For one, there may be tests you
What Women Need In A Checkup: Test Less, Talk More
KPBS San Diego / Posted yesterday
or other family practitioner? Not necessarily. For one, there may be tests you aren't aware you should be getting. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends screening for chlamydia and gonorrhea in sexually active women 24 and younger,... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Insurers May Share Blame For Increased Price Of Some Generic Drugsthe Affordable Care Act, consumers don't have to pay out of pocket for preventi
Insurers May Share Blame For Increased Price Of Some Generic Drugs
KERA North Texas / Posted 3 days ago
the Affordable Care Act, consumers don't have to pay out of pocket for preventive care if it has been recommended by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. In addition, some insurers offer plans that cover a certain number of primary care... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Insurers May Share Blame For Increased Price Of Some Generic Drugsthe Affordable Care Act, consumers don't have to pay out of pocket for preventi
Insurers May Share Blame For Increased Price Of Some Generic Drugs
KPBS San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
the Affordable Care Act, consumers don't have to pay out of pocket for preventive care if it has been recommended by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. In addition, some insurers offer plans that cover a certain number of primary care... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Local doctor cautious about study citing rise in prostate cancertypes of prostate cancer have skyrocketed by 72 percent between 2004 to 2013.
Local doctor cautious about study citing rise in prostate cancer
FOX Carolina / Posted 3 days ago
types of prostate cancer have skyrocketed by 72 percent between 2004 to 2013. This following a 2012 recommendation by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force that no longer encouraged prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening for men, deeming it... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Routine screening for skin cancer not recommended, expert panel saysfull-body skin cancer screenings save lives when conducted across the general a
Routine screening for skin cancer not recommended, expert panel says
Dallas Morning News / Posted 3 days ago
full-body skin cancer screenings save lives when conducted across the general adult population, an expert panel finds. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released updated guidelines Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association... Read more
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Newsmax
Are Routine Skin Cancer Screenings Necessary?The conclusion, issued today by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF
Are Routine Skin Cancer Screenings Necessary?
Newsmax / Posted 3 days ago
The conclusion, issued today by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), adds to an ongoing debate in the medical community about how to strike the right balance between catching dangerous tumors as early as possible and avoiding unnecessary... Read more
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FOX News
Doctors not sure we all need routine skin cancer screeningaccording to U.S. guidelines aimed at preventing deaths from these malignancies
Doctors not sure we all need routine skin cancer screening
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
according to U.S. guidelines aimed at preventing deaths from these malignancies. The conclusion, issued today by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), adds to an ongoing debate in the medical community about how to strike the... Read more
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Duke University
Duke-Margolis Center Appoints First Scholars in Residenceto mitigate literacy-related health disparities and to improve the use of appro
Duke-Margolis Center Appoints First Scholars in Residence
Duke University / Posted 3 days ago
to mitigate literacy-related health disparities and to improve the use of appropriate preventive services. He serves on the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. The scholars in residence do not receive financial support from th... Read more
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The Morning Call
Study claiming increase in prostate cancer under fireso controversial that many doctors, Tamarkin among them, do not follow the guid
Study claiming increase in prostate cancer under fire
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
so controversial that many doctors, Tamarkin among them, do not follow the guidelines of a leading medical authority, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. According to the problematic Northwestern University study, the number of new cases of... Read more
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The Morning Call
Study claiming increase in prostate cancer under fireso controversial that many doctors, Tamarkin among them, do not follow the guid
Study claiming increase in prostate cancer under fire
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
so controversial that many doctors, Tamarkin among them, do not follow the guidelines of a leading medical authority, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. According to the problematic Northwestern University study, the number of new cases of... Read more
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FOX News
Some elderly men get prostate cancer tests despite limited benefitlook for prostate tumors even though they may not live long enough to benefit f
Some elderly men get prostate cancer tests despite limited benefit
FOX News / Posted 4 days ago
look for prostate tumors even though they may not live long enough to benefit from treatment, a recent study suggests. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), a government-backed panel of independent physicians, in 2008 recommended... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Cases of advanced prostate cancer riseto another likely reason for the increase. "We're seeing screening, PSA screen
Cases of advanced prostate cancer rise
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 9 days ago
to another likely reason for the increase. "We're seeing screening, PSA screening rates drop," he said. In 2008, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force said fewer men should get the blood test. Then in 2012, it recommended against PSA... Read more
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NBC News
Cases of Aggressive Prostate Cancer on the Rise, Researchers Sayhypothesis is the disease has become more aggressive, regardless of the change
Cases of Aggressive Prostate Cancer on the Rise, Researchers Say
NBC News / Posted 10 days ago
hypothesis is the disease has become more aggressive, regardless of the change in screening." In 2012, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommended against using a blood test called a prostate-specific antigen (PSA)... Read more
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CBS News
Advanced prostate cancer cases skyrocketdisease. The authors note that fewer men are now being screened for prostate c
Advanced prostate cancer cases skyrocket
CBS News / Posted 10 days ago
disease. The authors note that fewer men are now being screened for prostate cancer following a 2012 recommendation by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force against routine PSA tests to detect prostate cancer. The group cited "convincing... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New study reports significant increase in new metastatic prostate cancer casesper 100,000. In addition, metastatic disease began rising in 2008, before the c
New study reports significant increase in new metastatic prostate cancer cases
News-Medical-Net / Posted 10 days ago
per 100,000. In addition, metastatic disease began rising in 2008, before the change in screening recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Thus, investigators said, they can't definitively link the increased cases to reduced... Read more
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Newsmax
Number of Advanced Prostate Cancer Cases Soarsbut statistics also show that fewer men are being screened. That's the probable
Number of Advanced Prostate Cancer Cases Soars
Newsmax / Posted 10 days ago
but statistics also show that fewer men are being screened. That's the probable consequence of a 2012 recommendation by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force that said men should not be screened for prostate-specific antigen (PSA). PSA, a protein... Read more
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Philly.com
Metastatic prostate cancer cases surge, adding to screening controversyprostate cancer have declined, coinciding with recommendations from an influent
Metastatic prostate cancer cases surge, adding to screening controversy
Philly.com / Posted 10 days ago
prostate cancer have declined, coinciding with recommendations from an influential government advisory panel. In 2008, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force said not to do routine PSA blood testing of men over age 74. And in 2012, it said to not... Read more
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FOX News
Most Americans still don’t use sunscreenrays that burn it. The survey did not ask whether users reapplied sunscreen wh
Most Americans still don’t use sunscreen
FOX News / Posted 23 days ago
rays that burn it. The survey did not ask whether users reapplied sunscreen when outside for long periods of time. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), a government-backed independent panel that reviews medical evidence, recommends... Read more
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Times News
Colon cancer screeningyou need to know: Getting tested is a good thing. Following its review of all
Colon cancer screening
Times News / Posted 24 days ago
you need to know: Getting tested is a good thing. Following its review of all the available medical evidence, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force — an independent blue-ribbon panel of medical experts — updated its colorectal cancer... Read more
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The Columbian
Pelvic exam’s days are numberedto support doing them for women who are healthy and not pregnant. The conclusi
Pelvic exam’s days are numbered
The Columbian / Posted 25 days ago
to support doing them for women who are healthy and not pregnant. The conclusion, issued as a draft recommendation by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, is a strong endorsement of the recent evidence that has been building against the... Read more
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Business Insider
A sexually transmitted disease the world thought it eradicated is coming back at an alarming rateand a rise in cases of congenital syphilis—something even developing countries
A sexually transmitted disease the world thought it eradicated is coming back at an alarming rate
Business Insider / Posted 26 days ago
and a rise in cases of congenital syphilis—something even developing countries have been ableto eliminate. This year, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommended screening high-risk people for syphilis every three months. The disease is... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Changes For Colon Cancer Screening: 5 Things To Know Nowtested — in any of a variety of ways — is a good thing. Following its review o
Changes For Colon Cancer Screening: 5 Things To Know Now
KERA North Texas / Posted 1 months ago
tested — in any of a variety of ways — is a good thing. Following its review of all the available medical evidence, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force — an independent blue-ribbon panel of medical experts — updated its colorectal cancer... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Changes For Colon Cancer Screening: 5 Things To Know Nowtested — in any of a variety of ways — is a good thing. Following its review o
Changes For Colon Cancer Screening: 5 Things To Know Now
KPBS San Diego / Posted 1 months ago
tested — in any of a variety of ways — is a good thing. Following its review of all the available medical evidence, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force — an independent blue-ribbon panel of medical experts — updated its colorectal cancer... Read more

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