News tagged with preventive services

Bedbugs can infest your office, too

(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 ...

Apr 20, 2012
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Future obesity may be predicted at 3.5 years of age

Researchers can predict which children are most likely to become obese by examining their mothers' behaviour around their birth, according to a recent University of Montreal study published in the Archives of Pediatric an ...

Nov 14, 2011
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Mammography is 'imperfect' test

For women today, turning 40 often brings birthday cake and candles. But it also brings a question: Should I get a mammogram?

Oct 14, 2011
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Recommendation against PSA test goes too far: expert

(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 ...

Oct 12, 2011
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Taking preventive health care into community spaces

A church. A city park. An office. These are not the typical settings for a medical checkup. But a new nationwide study by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research shows that providing health services in ...

Aug 29, 2014
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