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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: Michigan, Cancer, Symptoms, Human Body, 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...
firstname.lastname@example.orgUrology 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...
Tags: Surgery, Health, Biopsy, Diseases and Illnesses, HIV
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...
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...
Tags: Symptoms, Cancer, Tumors, Death, Hemorrhaging
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