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Many Need Follow-Up Colonoscopy and Don’t Know it

Many Need Follow-Up Colonoscopy and Don’t Know it

CLICK HERE to be re-directed to the original article - Colon cancer is the third most common cause of cancer death in the United States. Because people with advanced polyps have triple the risk of developing cancer, it’s generally recommended that they have a...
COVID Adds Risk for People With Addiction Disorders

COVID Adds Risk for People With Addiction Disorders

CLICK HERE to be re-directed to the original article - People with a recent addiction disorder diagnosis were more likely than others to develop COVID-19, and the connection was strongest among those with opioid and tobacco use disorders, the findings...
CDC Posted Test Guideline Without Scientific Review

CDC Posted Test Guideline Without Scientific Review

CLICK HERE to be re-directed to the original article - The guidance — which was posted on Aug. 24 and widely criticized by experts — said it wasn’t necessary to test people without symptoms of COVID-19 even if they’d been exposed to the virus,...
Coffee May Slow Spread of Colon Cancer

Coffee May Slow Spread of Colon Cancer

CLICK HERE to be re-directed to the original article - Of the nearly 1,200 patients in the study, those who drank four or more cups of java on a daily basis had 36% higher odds of surviving during the 13-year study...
Smoking Ups Your Risk of a Fatal Brain Bleed

Smoking Ups Your Risk of a Fatal Brain Bleed

CLICK HERE to be re-directed to the original article - Compared to nonsmokers, the risk of fatal bleeding in the brain was three times higher among heavy and moderate smokers, and 2.8 times higher among light...
Coronavirus and Apartments: What’s the Risk?

Coronavirus and Apartments: What’s the Risk?

CLICK HERE to be re-directed to the original article - The best advice for apartment and condo dwellers is what you already know: Wear a mask, wash your hands often, and keep your distance from others in highly trafficked common areas in your...
Half of Pediatricians Dismiss Anti-Vaccine Families

Half of Pediatricians Dismiss Anti-Vaccine Families

CLICK HERE to be re-directed to the original article - When doctors dismiss families for refusing vaccines, parents are sometimes swayed, the survey revealed. In fact, 18% often or always change their minds, while another 48% sometimes...
Doctors Should Watch for Punctured Lungs in COVID Patients

Doctors Should Watch for Punctured Lungs in COVID Patients

CLICK HERE to be re-directed to the original article - Before the pandemic, this problem was typically seen in very tall young men or older patients with severe lung disease. But some British researchers noticed that several patients with COVID-19 developed the...