Tag Archives: Experts

Experts lower recommended age for colorectal cancer screening

Prompted by a recent alarming rise in cases of colorectal cancer in people younger than 50, an independent expert panel has recommended that individuals of average risk for the disease begin screening exams at 45 years of age instead of the traditional 50.  The guideline changes by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), published… Read More »

Why experts fear Aussie COVID-19 wave

Medical experts have warned the estimated one in three of Australians refusing to get vaccinated represent the “greatest risk” to the nation’s health and another deadly wave of COVID-19. There are calls today for the Morrison Government to launch a celebrity-led campaign to get Australia vaccinated after a shock new poll suggested high levels of… Read More »

Four instances of CDC COVID-19 guidance questioned by experts

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s conservative COVID-19 safety guidelines have lagged behind public attitude about social distancing now that the pandemic is receding and, in some cases, has been criticized by outside experts. More than 58% of U.S. adults have received at least one dose of a vaccine, while nearly 45% have been… Read More »