Otis Brawley

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Name: Otis Brawley
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

5 Ways to Boost Indoor Air Quality

Although it may seem counterintuitive, indoor air is typically two to five times more polluted than outdoor air. As energy-efficient homes become tighter and tighter with less air infiltration, indoor air quality deteriorates without proper ventilation ... [Published Mother Earth Living - 9 hours ago]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Screening the screenings

Here's an excellent piece about "wellness screenings" by John Lundy at the Duluth News Tribune.  The underlying theme about unnecessary testing and the business of selling such tests is important.  John's presentation is very well done.As Gary Schwitzer ... [Published Not Running a Hospital - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Wellness screening offers draw complaints

By John Lundy, Duluth News Tribune McClatchy-Tribune Information ServicesSept. 22 -- Sue Majewski says she was irate about a mailer that came to her Morgan Park home on Aug. 30 ."I smelled a rat right away," she said.The letter, addressed to her husband, ... [Published Insurance News Net - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

When to Say No to Your Doctor

Credit: Photograph by Adam LeveyIt's been a couple of years, so you decide to see your primary-care physician for a physical.You feel fine, but it's the responsible thing to do. You get your blood pressure measured and your blood drawn. Within a few days ... [Published Mens Journal - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Targeted Drugs Among Successes Against Cancer, Says New Report

By Tara HaelleTUESDAY, Sept. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- About 14.5 million U.S. cancer survivors are alive today, compared to just 3 million in 1971, the American Association for Cancer Research reported Tuesday.These individuals amount to 4 percent ... [Published Bio-Medicine - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Man Survives Rare Cancer Thanks to New 'Targeted' Therapy

James "Rocky" Lagno received experimental "molecular targeted" therapy to help treat lung cancer. Mark Wilson/AACR ShareMore ABC news videos | Latest world news CopyJames “Rocky” Lagno was so sick that doctors only gave him about a year to ... [Published ABC News - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Targeted Drugs Among Successes Against Cancer

Font SizeAAA But aging population and increasing obesity threaten progressWebMD News from HealthDayBy Tara HaelleHealthDay ReporterTUESDAY, Sept. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- About 14.5 million U.S. cancer survivors are alive today, compared to just 3 ... [Published WebMD - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Prostate cancer activists launch 'the finger' campaign to stem decline in testing

This foam cutout is part of the Pennsylvania Prostate Cancer Coalition’s Don’t Fear the Finger campaign, which urges men to talk to their doctors about prostate cancer screening. Screening usually includes the digital rectal exam. Credit: Pennsylvania ... [Published Philly.com - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

September 11 Responders Diagnosed With Rare Cancer Denied Health Insurance

Thousands of firefighters, police officers, contractors and civilians continue to be diagnosed with oropharyngeal cancer 13 years after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, but some are being denied health insurance because their cancers were diagnosed ... [Published Opposing Views - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

When ignorance of disease is bliss

People who don't know they have health problems rate their own health as good, according to a new study, but their self-image worsens when they're aware of their diagnosis.Based on a large population survey in Norway, the authors say that increased use ... [Published News24 - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Healthcare Cost Cutting Starts With You and You and You

The healthcare party is over.Whether you are a young doctor starting out your career with less money pouring into your bank, a health plan forced to spend at least 80 percent of every premium dollar on actual patient care, a citizen "incentivized" to ... [Published Health Leaders - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Someone You Love - The HPV Epidemic

New film details the growing epidemic of the 21st century.INDIANAPOLIS, IN, August 20, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- This year's Heartland Film Festival in Indianapolis will include the documentary " " a full-length film about the epidemic of the 21st century, ... [Published Fat Pitch Financials - Aug 28 2014]

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5 Ways to Boost Indoor Air Quality [Published Mother Earth Living - 9 hours ago]
Screening the screenings [Published Not Running a Hospital - Sep 22 2014]
Wellness screening offers draw complaints [Published Insurance News Net - Sep 22 2014]
When to Say No to Your Doctor [Published Mens Journal - Sep 19 2014]
Targeted Drugs Among Successes Against Cancer [Published WebMD - Sep 16 2014]
Targeted Drugs Among Successes Against Cancer, ... [Published Bio-Medicine - Sep 16 2014]
1 in 25 Americans Is Cancer Survivor: Report [Published NewsMax.com - Sep 16 2014]
Targeted Drugs Among Successes Against Cancer, ... [Published US News & World Report - Sep 16 2014]
Man Survives Rare Cancer Thanks to New 'Targete... [Published ABC News - Sep 16 2014]
Prostate cancer activists launch 'the finger' c... [Published Philly.com - Sep 15 2014]
September 11 Responders Diagnosed With Rare Can... [Published Opposing Views - Sep 12 2014]
When ignorance of disease is bliss [Published News24 - Sep 04 2014]
Healthcare Cost Cutting Starts With You and You... [Published Health Leaders - Sep 03 2014]
Prostate cancer: should PSA screening be routine? [Published Medical News Today - Sep 03 2014]
Florida Prostate Cancer Specialist Challenges R... [Published Surgical Products - Aug 29 2014]
Someone You Love - The HPV Epidemic [Published Fat Pitch Financials - Aug 28 2014]
Cancer rising? The numbers don’t tell a new story [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Feb 04 2014]
A half-century of progress on smoking [Published Observer-Reporter - Jan 22 2014]
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Screening the screenings [Published Not Running a Hospital - Sep 22 2014]
Here's an excellent piece about "wellness screenings" by John Lundy at the Duluth News Tribune.  The underlying theme about unnecessary testing and the business of selling such tests is important.  John's presentation is very well done.As Gary Schwitzer ...
Cancer rising? The numbers don’t tell a new story [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Feb 04 2014]
When I first saw the headline “ Childhood Cancer on the Rise ,” it triggered my journalistic salivary glands. Sad news, sure — but it could also settle an old debate, I thought. Cancer rates have been edging up over the years, which gives some credence ...
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