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But experts suggest that a move toward universal hepatitis B screening and vaccination may be in order.
New study reveals that more work is needed to enhance adherence to recommended cancer screening in Canada.
The hep C mortality reduction goal will not be met by any state, according to recent projections.
American Lung Association’s new report examines toll of lung cancer state-by-state, identifies opportunities to save lives with screening
Researchers found that longer usage of injection drugs was positively linked to hep C testing.
Current recommendations don’t accurately reflect the community most affected by this disease.
All people ages 18 to 79 should be screened for hepatitis C virus at least once, regardless of risk factors.
Annual screenings cut mortality rates by 24% in men and 33% in women.
Individuals with any mental health disorder are 25% less likely to get screened.
“I remember thinking that the story would save lives,” writes Kristen Dahlgren. “I had no idea the life it would save would be my own."
A simple blood test can detect lead poisoning. But in many parts of the country, children aren’t being tested.
Former Rockette Jennifer Jones followed health guidelines and got a colonoscopy at age 50. Then she learned she had Stage III colon cancer.
Doctors discovered a polyp that had to be removed and tested for cancer.
Users can receive checkup reminders for cholesterol tests and mammograms, among other benefits.
His mother died of breast cancer five years ago.
As Trump administration abortion restrictions force more clinics to close, mortality rates may get worse.
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