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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 »

Can a healthy diet lower my cholesterol

Changing what foods you eat can lower your cholesterol and improve the armada of fats floating through your bloodstream. Adding foods that lower LDL, the harmful cholesterol-carrying particle that contributes to artery-clogging atherosclerosis, is the best way to achieve a low cholesterol diet. Different foods lower cholesterol in various ways. Some deliver soluble fiber, which… Read More »

Best diets to lower belly fat

Some foods can reduce appetite, cravings gest help you burn more calories. Oxygen and nutrients diets delivered by arteries lower tiny, thin-walled capillaries that feed them to cells and pick up waste material, including carbon dioxide. Unlike subcutaneous fat, the jiggly kind just under the skin, visceral belly fat lies deep within the abdominal cavity… Read More »

Physicians Practicing in the Age of COVID-19: Lower Incomes, More Telehealth

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, two certainties emerge in the lives of physicians: they are generating less revenue, and they have adopted more virtual care in practices. The Physicians Foundation surveyed 3,513 physicians in July 2020 on their perspectives on COVID-19 and how the pandemic has impacted practices and patients. This study is… Read More »