Annals of Internal Medicine

Lung cancer scans urged for some smokers, not all

WASHINGTON (AP) — Certain current or former heavy smokers should start getting yearly scans for lung cancer to cut their risk of death from the nation’s top cancer killer, government advisers said Monday — even […]


Strep scorecard might help tell if you need a doc

WASHINGTON (AP) — Debating whether to seek a strep test for that sore throat? One day there could be an app for that: Researchers are developing a home scorecard that aims to prevent thousands of […]


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Sunscreen slows skin aging, if used often enough

WASHINGTON (AP) — If worry about skin cancer doesn’t make you slather on sunscreen, maybe vanity will: New research provides some of the strongest evidence to date that near-daily sunscreen use can slow the aging […]


Study questions how much better organic food is

WASHINGTON (AP) – A new study finds little evidence that organic food is much healthier than conventionally grown food. Researchers at Stanford University report that eating organic fruits and vegetables can lower exposure to pesticides. […]



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