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The Health Department of Northwest Michigan is offering free, at-home colorectal cancer screening kits for men and women age 50 to 64 in Antrim, Charlevoix, Emmet and Otsego counties who are uninsured or whose health insurance does not cover colorectal...
Tags: Symptoms, Colon, Digestive System, Cancer, Health
Special to the Los Angeles TimesColorectal cancer kills more Americans than any other cancer except lung cancer. But the death toll doesn't have to be as high as it is. Screening works. The American Cancer Society estimates that such tests saved 70,000 lives in the last 20 years. "Just...
A single sigmoidoscopy between ages 55 and 64 can reduce deaths from colorectal cancer by at least 43%, British researchers reported Tuesday. The results from the first large randomized trial of sigmoidoscopy show that it is a more effective tool than...
email@example.comUrology Associates of Chambersburg recently sent letters to patients who underwent prostate biopsies informing them of needles being reused in the procedure. According to a copy of the letter obtained by The Herald-Mail, patients were advised to have...
We enter the gross anatomy lab at 8 a.m. and spend the next two-and-a-half hours palpating bodies, cutting through skin and subcutaneous fat, probing muscle layers and searching for nerves and blood vessels. Before our first day, our anatomy professor...
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KTLA NewsFRESNO, Calif. ( KTLA) -- A Fresno County teen wrestler is fighting sexual battery charges after he rammed his fingers into the rectum of an opponent. Buchanan High School wrestler, 17-year-old Preston Hill, tackled a teammate and executed a move...
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McClatchy NewspapersWALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Brie-Anne Paterson has suffered from chronic pelvic pain for more than half her life. She was the girl in gym class curled up on the locker room floor, crying and clutching her abdomen. "I would just die the week of my period,"...
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HealthKey.com contributorBloating, cramping and abdominal pain aren't just associated with PMS. They're also symptoms of digestive disorders. Here's a snapshot of four such problems. 1. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Approximately 1 in 5 American adults, most of them women,...
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Teenagers and young adults suffering from severe, scarring acne may ultimately lose the most effective treatment for the condition. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Accutane's side effects: An article in Saturday's Section A about the possibility of...
Allie Mac Kay was live in Malibu to preview The 3rd Annual Malibu Invitational". It benefits young Point Dume Surfer Lyon Herron to beat his fight with Gardner's Syndrome. Lyon was first diagnosed with Gardner's Syndrome when he was 6 years young and...
Medical private practice in Los Angeles has some unique features. We Angelenos fear the occasional earthquake, drought and fire, along with the more frequent wrinkles, subcutaneous fat and less than perfect health. Since we canít do much about the earthís...
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March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and you are empowered to reduce the risks of getting colorectal cancer, commonly called colon cancer. How? - Eat a low-fat diet. - Exercise regularly. - Maintain a healthy body weight. "Excessive...
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