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Bangor Daily News
Doctors recommend aspirin to prevent heart attacks. But many adults don’t get daily dose.or stroke to take a daily aspirin may not have convinced people to take these p
Bangor Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
or stroke to take a daily aspirin may not have convinced people to take these pills, a recent study suggests. In 2009, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, a government-backed panel of independent physicians, advised men ages 45 to 79 and women... Read more
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Slate
We Have to Ration Health Care. Why Doesn’t Medicare for all Acknowledge That?to change allocation policies for its Medicaid program, ironically kicking thou
Slate / Posted 4 days ago
to change allocation policies for its Medicaid program, ironically kicking thousands off of insurance. Today, it stops the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force from considering cost when making its recommendations. By leaving cost-effectiveness... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Your guide to the latest in cancer screening tests: Which do you need, which can you skip?55 and up. Screening should continue as long as women are in good health and ex
Los Angeles Times / Posted 6 days ago
55 and up. Screening should continue as long as women are in good health and expect to live at least 10 more years. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force advises women to receive a screening mammogram every other year between the ages of 50... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Start skin cancer prevention early, health experts sayskin cancer should be something all doctors discuss with the parents of their y
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 6 days ago
skin cancer should be something all doctors discuss with the parents of their young, fair-skinned patients, suggests the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Those conversations should begin much earlier than previously recommended -- starting... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Could Making Cancer Screening Simpler Increase Women's Risk?5 years before their diagnosis, according to the Centers for Disease Control an
KERA North Texas / Posted 7 days ago
5 years before their diagnosis, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In September, the influential U.S. Preventive Services Task Force issued draft recommendations for women ages 30 to 64, saying they could either get a Pap... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Could Making Cancer Screening Simpler Increase Women's Risk?5 years before their diagnosis, according to the Centers for Disease Control an
KPBS San Diego / Posted 7 days ago
5 years before their diagnosis, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In September, the influential U.S. Preventive Services Task Force issued draft recommendations for women ages 30 to 64, saying they could either get a Pap... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Drs. Oz and Roizen: How to spot early onset Parkinson'sto talk about this openly. Good luck to your friend and you. I’m 46, and I sto
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 7 days ago
to talk about this openly. Good luck to your friend and you. I’m 46, and I stopped getting an annual mammogram when the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force issued new recommendations a few years ago. Now I hear a new study suggests that was bad... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Craig breast cancer survivor commemorates 3 women who lost their battleCenters for Disease Control and Prevention have created a chart of recommendati
Craig Daily Press / Posted 8 days ago
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have created a chart of recommendations from seven organizations — the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force in 2016, American Cancer Society in 2015, American College of Obstetricians and... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Regular health screenings can save livesschedule. Cholesterol. Baseline testing in your 20s is recommended to screen f
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 14 days ago
schedule. Cholesterol. Baseline testing in your 20s is recommended to screen for inherited cholesterol disorders. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends that average-risk women resume screening by age 45 and women at... Read more
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Business Wire
Health Dialog and RediClinic Chief Medical Officer to Discuss Provider-Payer Convergence Strategies that Drive Population Health Successchoice. Many of the nation’s leading medical organizations endorse the use of S
Business Wire / Posted 14 days ago
choice. Many of the nation’s leading medical organizations endorse the use of SDM, including the Institute of Medicine, U.S. Preventive Services Task Force and the American Medical Association. Convenient care offers exceptional opportunities... Read more
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Philly.com
A doctor's view: The colonoscopy loophole that takes patients' money - and trustgastroenterologists to advocate for our patients. I told lawmakers about Mr. J,
Philly.com / Posted 19 days ago
gastroenterologists to advocate for our patients. I told lawmakers about Mr. J, who recently turned 50 and, just as the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends, looked into getting his first colonoscopy, a life-saving cancer... Read more
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The Columbian
Experts change advice on cancer screeningsabnormal growth while the HPV test looks for strains of the human papillomaviru
The Columbian / Posted 23 days ago
abnormal growth while the HPV test looks for strains of the human papillomavirus that cause the disease. Since 2012, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, a nonpartisan group of medical experts, has recommended that women ages 30 to 65 either... Read more
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New Kerala
Awareness Campaign Takes Lung Cancer Risk Head-On, Asking North Carolinians To Screen Together - newkerala news #274232diagnosed, and the state has a greater prevalence of lung cancer as compared to
New Kerala / Posted 24 days ago
diagnosed, and the state has a greater prevalence of lung cancer as compared to the national average.3 According to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, annual screening with low-dose CT scan provides the greatest benefit in decreasing lung... Read more
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KTVB Boise
One man's message to other men: 'Get screened'said Dr. Greer. But Dr. Greer says, unlike Reg, many men are not getting scree
KTVB Boise / Posted 26 days ago
said Dr. Greer. But Dr. Greer says, unlike Reg, many men are not getting screened since recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force came out several years ago. The task force found that the PSA blood test screenings often... Read more
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Philly.com
'Dr. Google' made me worry about colon cancer. Did I overreact?there are noninvasive screening methods that may be just as good as colonoscopy
Philly.com / Posted 27 days ago
there are noninvasive screening methods that may be just as good as colonoscopy, according to a 2016 recommendation by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, a volunteer panel of experts in preventive medicine. One is called the fecal... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Age matters when it comes to screening for cervical cancerthe Pap era. Paps, not HPV tests, still are recommended for screening women in
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 28 days ago
the Pap era. Paps, not HPV tests, still are recommended for screening women in their 20s, stressed the guidelines from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. And don't let the which-test debate blur the main message: "Screening for cervical... Read more
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Newsmax
Folic Acid Cuts Autism Risk From Pesticidesmaternal pesticide exposure. Folic acid, or vitamin B-9, is contained in green
Newsmax / Posted 29 days ago
maternal pesticide exposure. Folic acid, or vitamin B-9, is contained in green leafy vegetables and fortified cereal. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force and other health groups already urge women with any chance of becoming pregnant to take... Read more
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ABC News
What to know about the new affordable BRCA genetic mutation testor more cases of breast cancer, one occurring before the age of 50, on their mo
ABC News / Posted 30 days ago
or more cases of breast cancer, one occurring before the age of 50, on their mother’s or father’s side of the family. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends against routine BRCA gene testing for women who do not have a family... Read more

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