Prevention

#DontFryDay: 12 Million Twitter Impressions Spread Message of Sun Safety

#DontFryDay: 12 Million Twitter Impressions Spread Message of Sun Safety

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Social media is an ideal platform to reach teenagers and young adults to encourage sun safety.

Many Breast Cancer Survivors Do Not Undergo Annual Surveillance

Many Breast Cancer Survivors Do Not Undergo Annual Surveillance

In year 1, 13% did not undergo MRI or mammography; up to 19% by year 5.

Multiple flu vaccinations may prevent death, serious infection

Multiple flu vaccinations may prevent death, serious infection

Intensive care and death were greatly prevented in patients who were annually vaccinated.

USPSTF issues final updated mammography screening guidelines

USPSTF issues final updated mammography screening guidelines

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In an update to its 2009 recommendations, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has presented its final guidelines on mammography screening for breast cancer.

Mammography without CAD

Mammography without CAD

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Digital screening mammography is as accurate without computer-aided detection (CAD) as it is with the technology.

Smoking is associated with
 high risk of type 2 diabetes

Smoking is associated with
 high risk of type 2 diabetes

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A meta-analysis of 88 studies show a concrete link between current smokers and an elevated risk of type 2 diabetes.

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