August 9, 2022Featured, Treatments

Colorectal Cancer Screenings Take Center Stage at White House Meeting

-Experts say there are more screening options now for colorectal cancer. -Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths among adults in the United States. -Rates of colorectal cancer in people ages 20 to 49 have increased over the past several decades. -Health care professionals now recommend people start getting screened for colorectal […]

August 2, 2022Featured

Stay Cool Out There

It’s been a hot summer. We want to make sure you are staying safe out there. Here are some of the recommended ways in which you can keep you, your friends and your family safe while the days are still hot. Stay Cool Wear Appropriate Clothing: Choose lightweight, light-colored, loose-fitting clothing. Stay Cool Indoors: Stay […]

July 26, 2022Research, Treatments

CT key to accurate emphysema assessment in Black adults

CT key to accurate emphysema assessment in Black adults By Kate Madden Yee, AuntMinnie.com staff writer July 20, 2022 — Using spirometry alone to identify emphysema in Black adults can lead to underdiagnosis, highlighting the need for CT imaging to evaluate the lung health of this population, according to a study published July 19 in […]