Tag: cancer prevention

Roundup: Minorities Face Higher Rates of Flu-Related...

CDC: Minorites Hospitalized With Flu at Higher Rates as Vaccine Disparities Persist Disparities persist in the U.S. when it comes...

October 21, 2022

Roundup: Early Onset Cancers Surge in Adults...

New Study: There’s Been a ‘Dramatic’ Rise in Early Onset Cancers in Adults Younger Than 50 Since 1990s Over the...

September 16, 2022

Roundup: CDC on Current Risks of Polio...

In New Report, CDC Urges Everyone In U.S. to ‘Stay Up to Date’ on Recommended Polio Vaccination An unvaccinated young...

August 19, 2022

Breast Cancer: Know Your Family History

For some patients, the risk of developing breast cancer is in their genes. About 5 percent to 10 percent of...

September 14, 2021

U.S. Cancer Deaths Continue Decline With Sharpest...

The 26-year decline in overall U.S. cancer deaths registered a record single-year drop of 2.2 percent between 2016 and 2017,...

January 13, 2020

Roundup: Alcohol’s Link to Cancer Risk; Flu...

Even Light Alcohol Consumption Shows Increased Cancer Risk in New Study Drinking any type of alcohol can contribute to cancers...

December 13, 2019

New Guidelines Urge ‘Exercise Prescriptions’ to Help...

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

November 6, 2019

Men’s Health: Top 10 Excuses for Not...

Women are 100 percent more likely to visit the doctor for annual examinations and preventive services than men, according to...

June 12, 2019

‘Great Step Forward’: Vaccine Against HPV-Related Cancers...

U.S. regulators have expanded the use of the HPV vaccine to include men and women between the ages of 27...

October 8, 2018

Roundup: Infant Walker Injuries and Junk Food’s...

Doctors Renew Call for Ban on Infant Walkers, Which are Causing Too Many Injuries Infant walkers have been a concern...

September 21, 2018

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Roundup: Failing Eyesight Condition Linked to...

Age-Related Failing Eyesight Could Signal Serious Types of Cardiovascular Disease, Researchers Find A specific form of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a leading cause of blindness...

American Heart Association’s Essential 8 Steps...

One in three Americans are literally losing years off their lives every night by not getting enough sleep. Are you one of them? For years, the American...

Baptist Health Experts Offer Tips for...

Ahhh, the holidays are finally here! It can be such a special time, with holiday parties, family fun, vacations and more. But if you feel...

‘I’ve Recovered So Quickly’ — She...

For too long, Gloria Nissinoff, 78, was unable resume an active life, whether it was working out at the gym, going for a walk, dancing...

Why Antibiotics Aren’t Always Appropriate and...

This week marks Antibiotics Awareness Week, an annual observance instituted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) to raise awareness of the...

Are We In for a ‘Tridemic’...

According to public health experts, three respiratory viruses – COVID, flu and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) — are all expected to surge this fall and...

Roundup: Death Rate from Heart Disease...

COVID Pandemic Reversed Decade of Progress in Lowering Heart-Disease Death Rate in U.S., Says CDC Preliminary Data Before 2020, death rates from heart disease had...

Update on Acne

Acne, also commonly known as pimples or zits, takes many forms and usually plagues teens and young adults — but can also affect people of...

Smokeout 2022: Concerning Trends Spur Vital...

About 34 million American adults still smoke cigarettes – while at least 2.5 million teenagers and an estimated 6 million young adults use smokeless tobacco...

Triumphing Over Diabetes: With Awareness and...

Leo Haviv was preparing for heart surgery when he learned he has type 2 diabetes. He recalls arguing with the medical staff — he never...