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How Mental Illness Affects Cervical Screening

Severe mental illness in women resulted in much lower cervical screening rates. Cervical screening is important to catch cancer at the earliest possible stage. In...
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Marburg Virus: Defined

  Overview The Marburg virus can cause Marburg virus disease (formerly known as Marburg hemorrhagic fever). It is an often-fatal virus first discovered in Marburg, Germany...
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Vitamin E and Selenium fail to reduce risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

A new long-term study shows that vitamin E and selenium supplements fail to reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, a type of dementia that...
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Asthma and the Infant Microbiome

Microbes in infants during the first month of life may affect immune system, asthma and allergic reactions. Your baby has bugs--beneficial bacteria in the gut--that...
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Chiropractic Offers Evidence Based Solutions to Seasonal Allergies

Millions of people suffer from seasonal allergies every year. Allergies represent the sixth leading cause of chronic illness in the U.S. with an annual...
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The Link Between Vascular Disease and Alzheimer’s

The Link Between Vascular Disease and Alzheimer's Vascular disease risk factors were associated with late-life dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. As Alzheimer’s disease has become more of...
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Exercise: Prescription for Older Adults

Regular exercise key to help older adults with heart disease maintain physical function. Older adults often want to remain independent, even after a problem like...
woman receiving breast cancer screening

Soy may lengthen life for breast cancer patients

New research linked a higher intake of isoflavone, a component of soy, to a reduced rate of mortality in breast cancer patients. Isoflavone is a...
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Cancer: A New Approach

A new medication delivery system might help control cancer Sometimes what matters is how a medicine is delivered within the body. When it comes to...
woman making a heart shape with both hands in front of her clothed body, in front of her cervic to discuss cervical cancer screening

Older Women and Cervical Cancer Screening

Cervical cancer screening was still important in women age 65 and older. For many women, getting older has meant that they can stop having Pap...