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When to Get a Mammogram

Guidelines for undergoing a mammography have shifted over the years, depending on which medical association is writing the guidelines. Most recently, the American College of...

May 29, 2019 / 2 min read

Breast Cancer Prevention: What You Need to...

When it comes to breast cancer prevention, awareness and living healthy are at the top of the list. “While age – getting older – is...

May 22, 2019 / 3 min read

Roundup: FDA’s Supplements Crackdown; Low-Risk Prostate Cancer;...

FDA to Provide Stricter Oversight of Supplements, False or Misleading Health Claims The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said this week it is tightening...

February 15, 2019 / 4 min read

Vaping’s Impact on Young Brains; Flu Uptick;...

Vaping by children and teens surged 75 percent  in 2018, compared to 2017, according to a policy statement issued this week by the American Academy of...

February 1, 2019 / 4 min read

Roundup: January’s Cholesterol Spike; Top Reason for...

Cholesterol Levels Tend to Spike in January, New Study Finds It’s not exactly unheard-of to over-indulge during the holidays and gain a couple of pounds....

January 25, 2019 / 4 min read

Roundup: Risk of Opioid Overdose Surpasses Car...

The chance of an adult in the U.S. dying accidentally from an opioid overdose is greater than dying in a car accident, according to the...

January 18, 2019 / 3 min read

U.S. Surgeon General Warns: E-Cig Use Among...

In a rare national advisory, the nation’s top public health official warned Americans of the hazards of e-cigarettes, such as the JUUL vaping device, especially...

December 19, 2018 / 3 min read

Roundup: Strength-Building vs. Cardio; No Honey for...

Strength Building Exercises Could Benefit Heart Health More than Aerobics, Study Finds While both aerobic activity and strength-building exercises are very beneficial to overall health,...

November 23, 2018 / 4 min read

Roundup: High or Low BMIs are Unhealthy,...

Both Too High or Too Low BMI Levels Linked to Early Death From Range of Diseases, New Research Finds A higher risk of heart disease...

November 2, 2018 / 4 min read

Roundup: Flu Season Readiness, FDA Crackdown on...

CDC Urges People to Prepare for Flu Season to Avoid ‘Epidemic Levels’ In the United States, the typical flu season runs from October through May,...

September 14, 2018 / 4 min read