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Majority of women prefer annual screening mammograms, despite potential ‘harms’

Majority of women prefer annual screening mammograms, despite potential ‘harms’
November 21, 2017

More than 70% of women would rather get screened for mammograms annually, despite the current U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation that women at average risk for breast cancer be screened every 2 years beginning at age 50, according to recent data.

The findings will be presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America next week.

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Testing for novel stool-based protein biomarkers improves CRC screening

November 20, 2017
Mass spectrometry testing for novel protein biomarkers in stool outperformed testing for hemoglobin in detecting colorectal cancer and advanced adenomas, according to…
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ACP, CDC: Screen, vaccinate at-risk adults against HBV

November 20, 2017
The ACP and CDC jointly released a clinical guideline recommending that adults at-risk for hepatitis B virus infection be screened for and vaccinated against the…
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Early adverse events spur depression, health concerns in teens

November 17, 2017
Children who experience an increase of zero to three adverse childhood events, including poverty or traumatic events, were 25% more likely to have physical health…
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Preventing Medical Errors for Clinical Health Professionals

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This educational monograph addresses the identification, reporting, monitoring and reduction of medical error. It is…
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Question 43: Caroli's Disease, What Do I Need to Know?

From Curbside Consultation of the Pancreas: 49 Clinical Questions
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American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Annual Meeting

American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Annual Meeting

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Video: Expert discusses clinical impact of poor sex education in schools

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