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Proportion undergoing testing varies by demographic and health-related factors, and by state, a study found.
Research indicates smoking cessation boosts survival, even if there has been a weight gain.
There has been an increase in physicians grading health care reform as "A" and a decrease in those grading it as a failure, according to recent survey data.
A video-based educational tool increased comprehension of prostate health terms in patients with a mean literacy level of 7th grade or higher.
Supply and manufacturing problems, plus fewer companies in the market are among the causes for soaring generic prices.
Findings based upon 21 months of follow-up from original SEAS lipid therapy trial did not find the lipid-lowering therapy ezetimibe/simvastatin to be associated with an increased risk of developing cancer.
Researchers found that non-hospice patients used significantly more health care resources, mainly for acute conditions not directly related to their cancer.
Active smokers more knowledgeable than former smokers or nonsmokers, and often cite urologist as source of information.
The rapidly escalating costs of skin cancer treatment outstripped other cancer type treatment costs, increasing five times faster. The findings underscore importance of prevention efforts.
In nursing students, dangerous drinking is prevalent, and more problem drinking among younger students and smokers.
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