Oncology & Cancer

Lung cancer screening rates increase with access to Medicare

Lung cancer screening is recommended only for those who are at high risk for the disease—adults ages 50­–80 who smoke at least 20 packs a year—but even among members of that high-risk group, screening rates remain ...

Gastroenterology

A self-help guide to treating IBD

Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, chronic autoimmune disorders collectively known as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), affect about 3 million Americans. They require a significant amount of medical management, sometimes ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Body dissatisfaction in youth not tied to socioeconomic status

(HealthDay)—High body dissatisfaction and disordered eating are prevalent in teens and young adults regardless of socioeconomic status (SES), according to a study published in the August issue of Eating Behaviors.

Overweight & Obesity

Odds for an eating disorder may vary by income

(HealthDay)—Young Americans from low-income homes are more likely than those whose families are better off to be unhappy with the way they look and to have an eating disorder, a new study finds.

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