Otis Brawley

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Name: Otis Brawley
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Could Latina Women Be Protected From Breast Cancer By Specific Gene?

A new study from the University of California says maybe, but more research needs to be done.Photo:Statistically Latina women are less likely to get breast cancer than white or black women and now scientists think they might know why, The New York Times ... [Published Yahoo! 7 Lifestyle - 5 hours ago]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Battling black women's high death rate from breast cancer

Charlotte, N.C. – Jeanette Meachem speaks out about breast cancer today because her younger sister, Joye Jordan, did not.When Jordan, a single mom in her late 20s, found a lump in her breast, she went to a doctor who told her she was too young to have ... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Breast Cancer Awareness is About More Than Mammograms: What You Need To Know

By Leonard Lichtenfeld, MDDeputy Chief Medical OfficerAmerican Cancer SocietyIt's National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and that means we will see a lot of pink and an abundance of breast cancer messages for the next few weeks. One message that women ... [Published CSR Wire - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 04 2014 - Updated Oct 04 2014 - 1 reports

In our opinion: Awareness is key to fight breast cancer

Today’s Daily Star is pink.But if you are reading the paper edition rather than online, you already knew that.It has become the custom of this newspaper to turn our pages pink once a year to highlight Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and if you are a subscriber, ... [Published New York Daily Star - Oct 04 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Breast Cancer Awareness Is About More Than Mammograms: What You Need To Know

It's October and that means we are about to see a lot of pink for the next 31 days. And virtually all of the work comes down to one simple -some might say overly simple-message: get a mammogram.But as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM) , begins, ... [Published American Cancer Society - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

Black women die more often from breast cancer than whites

Jeanette Meachem speaks out about breast cancer today because her younger sister, Joye Jordan, did not. When Jordan, a single mom in her late 20s, found a lump in her breast, she went to a doctor who told her she was too young to have breast cancer and ... [Published Charlotte Observer - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 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 - Oct 01 2014]
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 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 16 2014 - 3 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 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]

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Could Latina Women Be Protected From Breast Can... [Published Yahoo! 7 Lifestyle - 5 hours ago]
Battling black women's high death rate from bre... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Oct 18 2014]
Breast Cancer Awareness is About More Than Mamm... [Published CSR Wire - Oct 17 2014]
In our opinion: Awareness is key to fight breas... [Published New York Daily Star - Oct 04 2014]
Breast Cancer Awareness Is About More Than Mamm... [Published American Cancer Society - Oct 03 2014]
Black women die more often from breast cancer t... [Published Charlotte Observer - Oct 02 2014]
5 Ways to Boost Indoor Air Quality [Published Mother Earth Living - Oct 01 2014]
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]
September 11 Responders Diagnosed With Rare Can... [Published Opposing Views - Sep 12 2014]
A half-century of progress on smoking [Published Observer-Reporter - Jan 22 2014]
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