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Vaccine, Screening Can Prevent Cervical Cancer Deaths

Jan 18, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Vaccine, Screening Can Prevent Cervical Cancer DeathsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/16/2019 12:00:00...
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Novel Imaging Technology May Help Reduce Biopsies For Breast Tumors

Jan 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In American women, breast cancer is the most common cancer and the second-leading cause of cancer death. While routine screening helps to detect breast cancer, existing technology frequently identifies suspicious lesions that turn out not to be cancer. In fact, up to 80% of the biopsies performed re......
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Lung cancer screening complications may be higher than expected

Jan 15, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Invasive follow-up tests to examine abnormalities found with lung cancer screening may lead to more complications and extra healthcare costs than doctors previously thought, a U.S. study suggests....
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Cervical Cancer Screening Rates 'Unacceptably Low'

Jan 12, 2019 , eMedicine Health
US Cervical Cancer Screening Rates 'Unacceptably...
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ADHD Testing

Jan 12, 2019 , RxList
ADHD testing involves a number of screening tools, full history and physical, self-tests, observations, and other evaluations. Read more about diagnosing ADHD in children and...
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Study Supports Enhanced Screening Prior to Invasive Heart Disease Imaging

Jan 11, 2019 , CardioSmart
Better screening could reduce unnecessary tests and procedures in patients being evaluated for heart disease, study...
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The Medical Minute: Screenings, Vaccine Prevent Cervical Cancer

Jan 11, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, and the National Cervical Cancer Coalition is urging women to make a New Year’s resolution to talk with their health care providers. Roughly 12,000 women in the U.S. are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year. About 4,000 die from it, even though there’......
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Exclusive: Boston Children's Hospital teams up with CareDox for in-school digital care management services

Jan 11, 2019 (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
The partners plan on starting with mental health screening tools for ADHD, depression, PTSD, as well as setting up protocals for other...
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Too Few Women Are Getting Cervical Cancer Screening

Jan 11, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Too Few Women Are Getting Cervical Cancer ScreeningCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/8/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/9/2019 12:00:00...
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Too Few Women Getting Cervical Cancer Screening

Jan 09, 2019 , WebMD
In 2016, just over half of U.S. women aged 21 to 29 and less than two-thirds of women aged 30 to 65 were up-to-date with cervical cancer screenings, according to a new...
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Following Up On Jazmine Barnes Murder Case: How Trauma Affects Memory, Plays Havoc With Eyewitness Accounts

Jan 08, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Psychologists discuss what goes on in the brain during life-threatening situations and why there were such conflicting accounts of the suspects in the December shooting. Public health news also focuses on schizophrenia, dementia, brainwashing, food allergies, aging well, plant-based diets, screenings for adults, pre-natal blood tests, flu symptoms, Holocaust death rate, blood samples and typing...
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For Older Black Men, Doctors Come Out Fighting For $25 PSA Test That Saves Lives From Prostate Cancer

Jan 08, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Because African American men are more likely than white men to develop and die of prostate cancer, two doctors disagree with federal policies about screening and say all older black men should be screened. News on cancer also looks at...
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Congrats on the new baby. Would you like a DNA screening test?

Jan 07, 2019 , CNN Health
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Hepatitis C Screening Can Help Prevent Liver Disease

Jan 06, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Hepatitis C Screening Can Help Prevent Liver DiseaseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/3/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/4/2019 12:00:00...
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Landmark Mammography Study Highlights The Importance Of Breast Cancer Screening

Jan 05, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A landmark mammography study has found that women who receive annual breast cancer screenings will have a lower mortality rate and will benefit more from therapy upon diagnosis of breast cancer. The lead investigator on this study was László Tabár, MD. He and his team analyzed data from the Swedish ......
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Genetic Childhood Disorders Show Up In 9% Of Healthy Babies Who Get DNA Tests, But Debate Remains Over Screening

Jan 05, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Researchers hail the latest findings, saying it's important to get out in front of health problems and inform personalized care. But skeptics remain and few parents seem interested. Public health news also focuses on longevity secrets, respect for seniors, tips to staying on the Mediterranean diet and the continuing debate on fish oil...
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Missed cancer screenings linked to earlier death from non-cancer causes

Jan 03, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Adults who skip recommended cancer screenings may be more likely than those who don't skip them to die prematurely from causes unrelated to malignancies, a U.S. study suggests....
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How Facebook Has Become One Of The World’s Largest Suicide Screening And Alert Programs

Jan 03, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The company ramped up monitoring of its users' posts after several people live-screened their suicides in 2017. But the proactive steps the tech giant is taking to help address the mental health crisis also puts it in a tricky spot as Facebook faces scrutiny about its privacy practices. In other public health news: evacuating the elderly, virtual reality and medicine, flu season, contact lenses, marijuana, Ebola, hearing loss and...
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Paramedics Can Safely Evaluate Psychiatric Patients' Medical Condition In The Field, Study Finds

Jan 03, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
FINDINGS Emergency medical personnel in Alameda County, California, use a screening process for determining whether to “medically clear” patients experiencing psychiatric emergencies before transporting them. They identify patients who are at low risk for medical emergencies and take them directly ......
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Skipping Cancer Screening, Early Mortality

Dec 30, 2018 , eMedicine Health
Skipping Cancer Screening Tied to Higher All-Cause...
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