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ihealthbeat.org — “Recent research from the Cleveland area and Los Angeles County shows that HIV testing increased dramatically after hospitals added prompts to electronic health record systems and that disease mapping software can track HIV treatment rates. Reuters, National Journal.” View full resource at ihealthbeat.org
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blogs.wsj.com — “Prostate cancer hits one in six American men in their lifetimes, though in most cases it progresses so slowly that it would never cause problems. PSA tests can give an early warning of prostate cancer. But PSA tests also give many false alarms, prompting more than one million unnecessary biopsies every year.” View full resource at blogs.wsj.com
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eurekalert.org — “In Germany, several national health campaigns promote cancer screening by announcing that only one in five German men gets screened. This is supposed to motivate men to have an examination. But a new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, finds that this well-meaning message has the exact opposite effect: it makes men less likely to choose to get screened.” View full resource at eurekalert.org
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organizedwisdom.com — “In order to diagnose the digestive disorder inflammatory bowel syndrome, a doctor will examine the symptoms, like diarrhea, abdominal pain and constipation. He may also order tests, like a colonoscopy or endoscopy, to screen for other disorders. ” View full resource at organizedwisdom.com
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kidneyfund.org — “This kidney health tracker gives basic information about the risks and tests for kidney disease. It also includes a listing of common blood tests and what their normal results should be.” View full resource at kidneyfund.org
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qualitypointtech.net — “Pediatric and adolescent primary care providers have a critical role in the surveillance and screening of adolescents for mental health problems. Pediatric Nursing” View full resource at qualitypointtech.net
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health.yahoo.net — “FRIDAY, Oct. 15 (HealthDay News) -- Women in their 40s who are thoroughly confused by recent moves to push back the recommended age for having mammograms to 50 may find clarity in a new study that found having the screening scans in the 40s can save lives.” View full resource at health.yahoo.net
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uhhospitals.org — “University Hospitals MacDonald Women's Hospital is the only dedicated women's hospital in the state of Ohio. Located in Cleveland, Ohio, MacDonald Women's Hospital are experts in Breast Care , Gynecologic Oncology , Reproductive Endocrinology & Fertility and Urogynecology offer specialized, compassionate diagnosis and treatment.” View full resource at uhhospitals.org
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eurekalert.org — “Like their healthy peers, children with disabilities may spend too much time in front of a video screen. For children with cerebral palsy (CP), this leads to an even greater risk of being overweight or developing health issues such as diabetes or musculoskeletal disorders. Scientists have found that video games such as Nintendo's Wii offer an enjoyable opportunity to promote light to moderate physical activity in children with CP, and may have a role to play in rehabilitation therapy.” View full resource at eurekalert.org
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