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  • Wait longer between Pap tests, ob-gyns say

    Wait longer between Pap tests, ob-gyns say
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Most women can wait three to five years between Pap tests to screen for cervical cancer, according to guidelines released Monday by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). The recommendations fall in...
  • Health tips for freshmen

     Health tips for freshmen
    Attention, freshmen: You will likely pick up more than knowledge and new friends when you start college. There's a good chance you'll at least catch a cold from living in the tight quarters of a dormitory, physicians and students say. "The thing (about)...
  • Circumcision tied to lower prostate cancer risk

    Circumcision tied to lower prostate cancer risk
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Circumcised men may have a slightly lower risk of developing prostate cancer than those who still have their foreskin, according to a new study. The World Health Organization already recommends the controversial procedure...
  • Understanding the new pap smear guidelines

    Understanding the new pap smear guidelines
    Many women became used to having a Pap smear annually to check for cervical cancer, but recent recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force have updated the timeline. Now, most women will need the test every five years. Cancer experts...
  • Genital warts tied to range of cancers

    Genital warts tied to range of cancers
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who've ever had genital warts may have a somewhat higher risk of several types of cancer — possibly including common skin cancers, a new study suggests. The findings, reported in the Journal of Infectious...
  • HPV may reactivate in older women

    Scientists have always thought the HPV virus clears most women after a couple of years, but new evidence suggests it may linger in the body undetected and reappear later in life. Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health...
  • Decline in circumcisions costing health care system billions, study finds

    Decline in circumcisions costing health care system billions, study finds
    A 20-year decline in male circumcision has cost the country $2 billion in medical costs that could have been prevented, Johns Hopkins researchers say in a study released Monday. In what is believed to be the first look at the economic impact of male...
  • As circumcision rates drop, costs increase: study

    As circumcision rates drop, costs increase: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - As gaps in insurance coverage lead to fewer male babies being circumcised in the United States, related health costs could end up increasing by millions of dollars every year, a new study suggests. Using a model based on...
  • Vaccines aren't just for children

    Vaccines aren't just for children
    The reemergence of pertussis, or whooping cough, in the U.S. underscores the need for people of all ages to maintain protection against vaccine-preventable diseases, a message Project Immunize Virginia has been promoting for 17 years. "Our mission is...
  • Medical screenings: Time is of the essence

    Medical screenings: Time is of the essence
    Deep down inside, we all know it: It's inevitable, this living, breathing, beautiful, multipart machine, the human body, is — at some point, somewhere — going to break down. We've all heard the warnings, the doctors' admonitions to get...
  • Health Notes: Some posit link between stress and cancer rates

    <span style=color:#ff0000><b>Health Notes:</b></span> Some posit link between stress and cancer rates
    New statistics from the American Cancer Society show a slight decline in cancer death rates between 2004 and 2008, but a few types of cancer are on the rise.  Figures released last week, in Jan. 2012, show a drop in cancer death rates of 1.8 percent...