New recommendations from a government-backed panel call for primary care doctors to talk about the importance of wearing sunscreen and covering up on sunny days with their fair-skinned teenage and young adult patients.
Source: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Read More
For at least some moms-to-be, it's extra body fat -- and not blood sugar levels -- that may be key to their risk of having a big baby.
Source: Canadian Medical Association Journal Read More
Researchers who say they've linked type 2 diabetes with earlier development of precancerous colon lesions recommend people with the blood sugar disorder start colorectal screenings at a younger age than others.
Source: Digestive Disease Week Read More
Epileptic seizures are a frightening experience for anyone, but particularly for children who cannot control their seizures with medication.
Source: BBC News
You may be tempted to run out and buy baby aspirin after hearing that low-dose aspirin therapy lowers risks of cancer along with risks of heart attack and stroke. But donít start for the drugstore just yet. Get your doctorís blessing. Aspirin therapy may not be right for you.
Source: Cleveland Clinic Internist, Steven E. Feinleib, MD Read More