Journal of the American Medical Association

New prostate cancer treatment to be evaluated

Men diagnosed with prostate cancer in the United States now have another treatment option: high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU). However, the jury is out in terms of the effectiveness of the treatment, according to Weill ...

Jun 29, 2016
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Sex and other myths about weight loss

The estimated annual health care costs related to obesity are over $210 billion, or nearly 21 percent of annual medical spending in the United States. Americans spend $60 billion on weight loss products each year, trying ...

Jun 28, 2016
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Does a Fitbit make you more active?

My wife recently purchased a FitBit Alta activity tracker that she absolutely loves. She is constantly looking at the number of steps she's taken throughout the day, and rejoices like a child when she hits a milestone (i.e. ...

Jun 28, 2016
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The use of non-fit messaging may improve patient choices

When it comes to helping patients make the best choices for themselves, sometimes you have to challenge their usual way of dealing with the world, according to new research published by the Society for Personality and Social ...

Jun 24, 2016
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