News tagged with personal risk

Two new studies on the use of breast MRI

The overall use of breast magnetic resonance imaging has increased, with the procedure most commonly used for diagnostic evaluations and screenings, according to a study published by JAMA Internal Medicine.

Nov 18, 2013
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One in five women don't believe their breast cancer risk

Despite taking a tailored risk assessment tool that factors in family history and personal habits, nearly 20 percent of women did not believe their breast cancer risk, according to a new study from the University ...

Aug 15, 2013
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Why are some college students more likely to 'hook up'?

Casual, no-strings sexual encounters are increasingly common on college campuses, but are some students more likely than others to "hook up"? A new study by researchers with The Miriam Hospital's Centers for Behavioral and ...

Jun 19, 2013
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UN seeks to end toilet 'taboo'

The United Nations launched a campaign Friday to lift a deadly taboo on talking about toilets and to turn the world into an "open defecation-free zone."

Mar 22, 2013
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