News tagged with preventive services
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(AP) -- Bill Dunphy thought his colonoscopy would be free.
Health Dec 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 8
(HealthDay) -- Tuberculosis rates fell to an all-time low in the United States in 2011, but the disease continues to disproportionately infect racial and ethnic minorities, those who are foreign-born and people ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Colonoscopies helped doctors detect a high rate of curable cancer in elderly people who had the screening for the first time, a new study indicates.
Cancer May 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay)—The smoking rate for American adults with mental illness is 70 percent higher than for those without such problems, U.S. health officials reported Tuesday.
Addiction Feb 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 2
Prostate cancer screening that combines an adjusted blood test with other factors including the size of the gland, the patient's overall weight and family history, can help up to one-quarter of men avoid biopsies and the ...
Cancer Dec 08, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- A leading U.S. government advisory panel has proposed that postmenopausal women not take low-dose calcium and vitamin D supplements daily to ward off bone fractures.
Health Jun 12, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Earlier this year, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force announced recommendations that surprised the medical community: Healthy men should no longer have the prostate specific antigen (PSA) test to ...
Cancer Dec 23, 2011 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 0
(AP) -- Men finally may be getting a clearer message about undergoing PSA screening for prostate cancer: Don't do it.
Cancer Oct 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A draft recommendation by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force calling for an end to routine PSA testing for healthy men age 50 and older goes too far, says a prostate cancer expert at the Siteman Cancer ...
Cancer Oct 12, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Binge drinking is more common in the United States than previously thought, particularly among young adults, though the most frequent offenders are over 65, said a US government study on Tuesday.
Health Jan 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
With no specific clinical preventive care guidelines targeting young adults, health care providers are missing key opportunities to improve the health of this population through preventive screening and intervention.
Health Mar 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- A leading U.S. government panel has renewed its 2004 recommendation that women at average risk for ovarian cancer not get screened for the disease.
Cancer Apr 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Add bedbugs to your list of potential occupational health hazards. A new report reveals nearly half of the employees of a U.S. government office in Tennessee were bitten by the blood-thirsty ...
Health Apr 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Outdated approaches to preventing and treating substance abuse, barriers to care, and other problems hinder the U.S. Defense Department's ability to curb substance use disorders among military service members and their families, ...
Addiction Sep 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Even with access to health care, male military veterans are in poorer health than men in active military duty, men in the National Guard and Reserves, and civilian men, finds a new study in the American Journal ...
Health Oct 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0