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Screening for cancer has gotten more complicated in recent years with evolving guidelines that sometimes conflict. Now a doctors’ group aims to ease some confusion — and encourage more discussion of...
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Most people associate osteoporosis with women. But the truth is, one in four men over the age of 50 will break a bone as a result of this condition. That's more men than will have prostate cancer,...
2015/05/20 20:56
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... Health) - Despite years of public health messages, barely one third of Americans use sunscreen regularly, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Researchers...
2015/05/19 15:03
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The routine pelvic exam endured by healthy women at their physician's office is a yearly ritual that frequently produces pain, anxiety and embarrassment in return for no documented benefit, and it...
2015/05/19 15:03
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Yearly mammography screenings for women ages 40 to 59 do not reduce breast cancer deaths, even though they make a diagnosis of illness more likely, according to a long-term study of nearly 90,000...
2015/05/19 12:57
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Preparing for a colonoscopy is half the battle -- at least if you don't have issues with your insurance company. Credit: Ed/Flickr When politicians, pundits and other know-it-alls tussle over...
2015/05/18 07:57
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Medicare will cover annual lung cancer screening. Should smokers and people who once smoked sign up? That's a difficult question. The eligibility requirements seem fairly clear-cut: An American...
2015/05/15 15:27
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Earlier this week the federal government clarified that insurers can’t charge people for anesthesia administered during a free colonoscopy to screen for colorectal cancer. That’s good news for...
2015/05/14 13:08
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Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center researchers recently conducted a study that found low-income and uninsured women in states that are not expanding their Affordable Care Act (ACA)...
2015/05/13 21:53
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WASHINGTON — A new report estimates that 17 million women ages 40 to 49 could lose free annual mammogram coverage if an influential medical panel adopts its proposed breast cancer screening...
2015/05/13 20:56
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... Health) - In 2013, mammogram and colorectal cancer screening rates had stalled and Pap tests were on the decline, with many eligible U.S. adults not getting the recommended tests, according...
2015/05/12 21:38
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Different organizations offer different recommendations when it comes to mammograms, but that can get confusing. For instance, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, which is the national...
2015/05/12 18:53
2015/05/12 18:53
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An emotional Sandra Lee has gone public with her breast cancer diagnosis, explaining that she'll be getting a double mastectomy after doctors told her she was a "ticking time bomb." The lifestyle...
2015/05/12 02:10
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PEORIA, Ill. -- Every day Dr. Jessica Guingrich pours over mammograms at the OSF Center for Breast Health. The current guideline is for women to get annual mammograms starting at age 40. "We see...
2015/05/11 13:41
2015/05/11 13:41
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You Are Not Getting the Recommended Cancer Screening Tests Researchers reviewed data from the National Health Interview Survey 2013, which is used to monitor progress toward Healthy People 2020 goals...
2015/05/08 20:04
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Health News for Seniors Senior citizens doing quite well at meeting cancer screening goals, CDC reports CDC Healthy People 2020 reports on cancer screening targets for colorectal, breast and...
2015/05/07 10:53
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Do not shun lifesaving tests and X-rays Letters Policy Submit Your Letter Also in Opinion I remember when the researchers said in 2009 that radiation from yearly mammograms could make the risk of...
2015/05/06 20:46
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WASHINGTON – Women should get a mammogram every two years starting at age 50 and while routine screening brings little benefit in the 40s, beginning it that early should be a personal choice,...
2015/05/06 00:53
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Lung cancer accounts for approximately 27 percent of all cancer deaths and is by far the leading cause of cancer death among both men and women, according to the American Cancer Society. Identifying...
2015/05/05 22:24
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Lung cancer accounts for approximately 27 percent of all cancer deaths and is by far the leading cause of cancer death among both men and women, according to the American Cancer Society. Identifying...
2015/05/21 17:04
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