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The Invitae test analyzes a person’s blood sample for changes in 47 genes that are linked to hereditary forms of cancer.
A ban on menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars could save 650,000 lives in 40 years, notably in the Black community.
Shortages have caused treatment delays or forced clinicians to substitute alternatives in place of preferred therapies.
Formaldehyde in hair relaxers has been linked to breathing problems, infertility and an increased risk of certain cancers.
Shutdown could affect NIH, CDC, community health centers and HIV/AIDS programs, but Medicare and Medicaid payments won’t stop immediately.
New data from a large study may ease fears over Zantac use three years after the FDA found a carcinogen in medications.
Report includes call to action outlining steps Congress must take to maintain momentum.
The United States is currently experiencing a shortage of 15 cancer drugs due to manufacturing and supply chain issues.
People at lower risk may not need an updated booster, but without a CDC recommendation, insurance companies wouldn’t have to cover it.
The artificial sweetener is found in diet drinks and low-calorie foods.
The FDA approved Vanflyta (quizartinib) with chemotherapy for FLT3-mutated AML, an aggressive type of blood cancer.
The confusion about what’s true—and who’s telling the truth—is of critical importance to public health.
Menthol cigarettes have been proven to disproportionately impact the health of the black community, especially youth
Americans’ choices, often informed by bad or misleading data, are among the causes of poor health.
Galleri is the first of a wave of multi-cancer early-detection tests that analyze DNA fragments in the blood for abnormalities.
African American women’s use of chemical hair relaxers might help explain their higher risk of death from hormone-related cancers.
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