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Jerri Westby was 76 when she was diagnosed with Stage 1B lung cancer in June. She lost her life to the disease Oct. 22. The diagnosis happened by chance, after her doctor spotted something on an...
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Chances are you know someone who has died from lung cancer. That loss might have been prevented if proposed Medicare coverage of screening for heavy smokers had been in place. Screening those at...
2014/12/15 07:00
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... Concerned Spouse DEAR CONCERNED: According to recent recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force ā€” an independent panel of medical experts that advises the government on health...
2014/12/11 06:26
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What can you tell me about lung cancer screenings? My husband was a long-time smoker, but quit many years ago, so Iā€™m wondering if he should be checked out. According to recent recommendations from...
2014/12/09 19:26
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If you get health insurance at work, chances are you have some sort of wellness plan, too. But so far there's no real evidence about whether these plans actually improve the health of employees. One...
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... minutes 55 seconds ago by CBS NewsDoes an aspirin a day really keep the doctor away? For decades, doctors have touted the benefits of low-dose aspirin as an effective way to decrease the risk for...
2014/12/02 20:45
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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...
2014/12/02 14:28
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Screening tests, like mammograms and colonoscopies, save lives. They can detect medical problems in the early stages when they can be successfully treated. But as we get older, some of these...
2014/11/27 11:08
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Invited commentary by Dr. Glenn Palomaki published in Genetics in Medicine There has been much recent debate on the benefits and risks of screening for breast cancer using BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations...
2014/11/27 00:18
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Questioning Medicine: The Vitamin D Craze (MedPage Today) ā€“ Now that the vitamin D research fires have begun to die down, I wanted to look into this apparent health fad to see what, if any, evidence...
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...
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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...
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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...
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