Tag: Bethesda

Lung Health: Low-dose CT Scan to Detect...

Each year, more Americans die from lung cancer than of colon, breast, and prostate cancers combined, according to the American Cancer...

August 2, 2018

Bone Density Test Can Detect Osteoporosis (Video)

A bone density test measures a person’s bone mass and is used to detect osteoporosis, a condition that affects more...

July 19, 2018

Genetic Testing for Cancer Prevention, Early Detection

Research shows people who have hereditary cancer gene mutations could be at risk of getting cancer earlier in life. And...

July 12, 2018

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The Latest on Colorectal Cancer Screenings...

Adults at “average risk” who do not have symptoms should be screened for colorectal cancer between the ages of 50 and 75, states the American...

Roundup: Vaping Hurts Heart Health Too;...

e-Cigarettes can Raise Cholesterol, Affect Heart’s Normal Blood Flow Vaping, or smoking e-cigarettes has been the cause of a wave of lung illnesses and deaths...

Antibiotic-Resistant ‘Superbugs’ Pose Bigger Threat Than...

Doctors and public health officials have increasingly sounded the alarm about antibiotic resistant “superbugs” and their growing threat. Now, a new report from the U.S....

Diabetes and Hispanics: Understanding Risks and...

More than one-third of U.S. adults have prediabetes, a precursor to type 2 diabetes. But if you are an Hispanic American, you are more likely...

Patients Can Now Reserve Their Spot...

Baptist Health South Florida, a market leader in the delivery of urgent care services for the past 30 years, has made it even easier for...

Possible Lung Cancer Symptoms You Shouldn’t...

Lung cancer is the deadliest cancer in the United States for both men and women. And most patients are diagnosed in the latter stages of...

CDC: Possible ‘Culprit’ Ingredient Found in...

Officials with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) say they have found a “very strong culprit” behind a nationwide outbreak of vaping-related...

Roundup: ‘Screen Time’ Effect on Toddlers;...

Study: Too Much ‘Screen Time’ Lowers Brain Development in Toddlers No more than one hour a day of “screen time” on digital devices is recommended...

e-Cigs and Vaping: Know the Major...

Nicotine is a very addictive chemical and remains widely available in the form of traditional tobacco products, such as cigarettes, and now in e-cigarettes, or...

New Guidelines Urge ‘Exercise Prescriptions’ to...

New guidelines published by a panel of experts urge physicians to “prescribe” exercise to help reduce the risk of certain cancers — and improve the...