By Anthony Rivas | Tue, 01/07/2014 - 17:59
A new CDC report finds that few doctors speak to their patients about drinking behavior, even if the patient isn't a problem drinker. Just cutting back a little can have significant health benefits.
By John Ericson | Sun, 12/22/2013 - 17:20
The new scanner will allow physicians to access sophisticated technologies previously limited to specialized optometry.
By Ansa Varughese | Tue, 05/28/2013 - 15:18
In a recent clinical report, pediatricians promoted early detection and diagnosis of motor delays in children to facilitate faster treatment.
By Christie Rizk | Tue, 05/14/2013 - 09:05
In comparing modes of digital mammography, researchers find that direct radiography is more accurate for detecting breast cancer than computed radiography.
By Christie Rizk | Fri, 05/03/2013 - 13:17
The American Urological Association has released new guidelines on which groups of men should and shouldn't screen for PSA.
By Ashik Siddique | Mon, 04/08/2013 - 18:17
Most men should avoid prostate cancer screening with the prostate specific antigen (PSA) test, say new recommendations from the American College of Physicians.
By Jonathan Weiss | Tue, 02/05/2013 - 15:42
For older women, ages 66 to 74, having a mammography every other year is as effective as those every year.
By Makini Brice | Tue, 12/18/2012 - 11:49
Many women who receive unclear results about whether they are carriers of the BRCA gene choose to have further ovarian screening and surgeries anyway.
By Makini Brice | Fri, 10/19/2012 - 14:28
Researchers have found that a simple blood test may predict a postmenopausal woman's chance of developing breast cancer over the course of her lifetime - and the test stays accurate for 20 years.
By Makini Brice | Thu, 10/11/2012 - 15:27
Following yesterday's Mental Health Awareness Day, 1,000 facilities around the country, and even more overseas, are offering free mental health evaluations today.