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Men 70 & Older Should Not Undergo Prostate Cancer Screening

Since 2012, the American Cancer Society has been urging men at average risk, age 50 and older to be tested with the Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) serum test. However, new evidence has materialized that reveals the potential benefits of PSA testing … Continue reading

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A Pennsylvania Pain-Management Specialist Treats Chronic Back Pain With High-Frequency Electrical Impulses

Eighty percent of Americans will be affected by back pain at some point in their lifetime, while many people will recover after a few weeks of rest, others will not be so lucky. The onset of back pain can occur … Continue reading

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CDC Health Data Compares The Health Of Baltimore To Other U.S. Cities

According to a new website, produced by the CDC Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Baltimore scores better in 11 of 28 measures of health than the national average. Health data collected from … Continue reading

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Educating Families On Reducing Household Allergens Helps Improve Asthma Symptoms In Children

A new study by Johns Hopkins University Of Medicine suggests children, who suffer from mouse allergies who improvement, when living in homes where families are taught how to properly trap mice and clean allergens. The study was published in the … Continue reading

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New Estimates From The By CDC Has Shown That HIV Cases Are Down In Maryland

For several years, reported HIV infections in the United States have fallen, with Maryland seeing one of the biggest drops. The new estimates from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show HIV cases in Maryland dropped an average … Continue reading

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Maryland Health Officials Are Seeking New Ways To Curb Prescriptions For Opioids

America is facing an opioid addiction crisis and Maryland health officials are currently working on a solution to curb excessive prescriptions. A new policy is expected to go into effect in July, which will require physicians to seek prior authorization … Continue reading

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Get A Haircut And A Flu Shot At The West Baltimore Barbershop

The 2016-2017 flu season is in full bloom and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is encouraging people to get vaccinated. Many people living in rural areas do not have access to a flu shot clinic, so they … Continue reading

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The Dip In Life Expectancy Raises Concern For Americans

Life expectancy in the United States was on the rise for decades, but that came to a sudden stop last year. According to new data released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the rates of every leading … Continue reading

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University Of Maryland Will Use $5 Million For Childhood Obesity Prevention

The American obesity crisis is becoming a familiar topic for the mainstream media outlets and politicians. Many food manufactures are also getting involved, by reducing the amount of sugar in their products. While this will help, it just isn’t enough … Continue reading

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