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851 Articles Matching "screening"

There Will Be Over 22 Million Cancer Survivors In The U.S. By 2030, Says New Report

Jun 16, 2019 , Forbes
The number of cancer survivors in the U.S. is set to boom by 2030 as new treatments and better screening and diagnosis boost...
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Cancer Survivors Predicted to Top 22 Million by 2030

Jun 12, 2019 , WebMD
Currently, thanks to better screening and treatment, more than 17 million Americans who had cancer remain alive, the American Cancer Society said in a new...
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Is MRI Screening Worth It for Breast Cancer Survivors?

Jun 06, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Is MRI Screening Worth It for Breast Cancer Survivors?Category: Health NewsCreated: 6/4/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/5/2019 12:00:00...
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Should Breast Cancer Survivors Get MRI Screening?

Jun 05, 2019 , WebMD
MRI screening did findmore tumors, but it also more than doubled the number of biopsies women needed -- many of which turned out to be benign, the researchers...
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The Critically Acclaimed Documentary Feature About Academy Award Winning Actress Olympia Dukakis Will Have Its Los Angeles Premiere At The Egyptian Theatre

Jun 04, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Director Harry Mavromichalis' "Olympia" is set to screen at the Los Angeles Greek Film Festival (LAGFF) on June 8, 2019, at 5.45 p.m. at The Rigler Theatre at The Egyptian. The film has taken the festival circuit by storm with sold-out screenings in New York, Cleveland, Winston-Salem, Martha's Viney......
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AHA News: Retired Basketball Pros Get Lifesaving Assist From Free Heart Screenings

Jun 01, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: AHA News: Retired Basketball Pros Get Lifesaving Assist From Free Heart ScreeningsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/30/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/31/2019 12:00:00...
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If You Could Learn Every Disease Your Child Could Possibly Develop in Life, Would You?

May 29, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Newborn screening is required in the U.S. and differs slightly depending on which state you live in. For the most part, it’s done before a newborn baby leaves the hospital and includes a blood test that screens for 30-50 serious health problems that usually arise in infancy or childhood, and could h......
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New York Considers Eyes New Rules For Hospitals To Prevent Rapid Spread Of Deadly Drug-Resistant Fungus

May 25, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Screening requirements for hospitals and nursing homes can be costly and time-consuming, but state officials say they are determined to stop Candida auris, a fungus of mysterious origin that has been quietly spreading around the world since it was first identified in 2009. In other public health news: cancer, autism, superbugs, genital cutting, black lung, stress fractures and more....
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Colon Cancer Screenings Increase When Medicaid Arrives

May 25, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Colon Cancer Screenings Increase When Medicaid ArrivesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/24/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/24/2019 12:00:00...
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Colon Cancer Screenings Rise When Medicaid Arrives

May 25, 2019 , WebMD
American Cancer Society researchers analyzed CDC data and found that in states that were very early adopters of the Medicaid expansion, the rate of low-income adults ages 50-64 who were up to date with colon cancer screening rose from 42.3% in 2012 to 51.1% in...
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Behold The Bili-Ruler: A Novel, Low-Cost Device For Screening Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia

May 22, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Neonatal hyperbilirubinemia, commonly known as newborn jaundice, is a condition that affects up to 80% of newborns in the first week of life. Severe hyperbilirubinemia (bilirubin levels >20mg/dL) affects an estimated 1 million infants around the world annually. If diagnosed early, severe hyperbiliru......
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More U.S. mothers diagnosed with depression at childbirth

May 18, 2019 , Reuters
Growing numbers of new mothers are being diagnosed with depression before they leave the hospital with their newborns, according to a U.S. study that suggests screening women at childbirth could help get treatment for those who need it....
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Rite Aid, higi extend health station partnership

May 17, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Rite Aid and higi’s partnership has brought higi health stations to Rite Aid stores since 2014, during which time customers have completed more than 53 million screenings, including nearly 8 million just in 2018. Read More...
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Measuring Quality Of Life After Pediatric Kidney Transplant

May 17, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
After receiving a kidney transplant, children may experience quality-of-life difficulties that underscore the importance of screening transplant recipients for psychosocial function, according to Children's research presented May 4, 2019, during the 10th Congress of the International Pediatric Tran......
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British Cycling launches new mental health strategy

May 16, 2019 , Reuters
British Cycling, criticized in the past for a 'culture of fear', announced on Wednesday a new mental health strategy that includes screening elite riders every six months....
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higi offers free health screenings for World Hypertension Day

May 15, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
To emphasize the importance of World Hypertension Day on May 17, higi's "This Year I Can" campaign will offer free health screenings. Read More...
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During a.m. appointments, doctors more likely to advise cancer screening

May 11, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Patients who see their doctors in the morning are a lot more likely to be referred for screenings for breast and colon cancer than patients with end-of-the-day appointments, a new study suggests....
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Do Doctors Give Better Care in the Morning?

May 11, 2019 , WebMD
One researcher offered this theory for why care seemed more complete in the morning: As the day goes on, doctors often fall behind schedule, and may run out of time for cancer screening...
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FDA clears mobile AI platform for heart murmur screening

May 08, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The cloud-based eMurmur ID platform aims to help primary care practitioners and other unspecialized clinicians provide consistent heart...
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As Melanoma Rises, Doctors Challenge Some Early Testing

May 08, 2019 , WebMD
As melanoma cases continue to rise sharply, some dermatologists question whether screening people without symptoms has resulted in overdiagnosing melanoma, bringing unnecessary anxiety and...
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