Today's Health News

Outcomes Across Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer Treatments Similar

Brachytherapy and Mohs micrographic surgery show better cosmetic results

First Use of Flavored Tobacco Linked to Subsequent Use

First use of flavored tobacco products associated with subsequent regular use of these products

Personal Colorectal Cancer Risk Should Drive Screening

Panel issues weak recommendations for options in adults aged 50 to 79 years with no prior screening

Expert Second Opinions Up Reliability of Melanoma Diagnosis

In study, none of the second opinion strategies eliminated diagnostic misclassification

More Choices, Lower Premiums for ACA Consumers Next Year

20 more insurers will be participating in 2020, expanding consumer choice in many states

Exercise Intolerance May Harm Neurocognition in ALL Survivors

Exercise intolerance tied to impaired neurocognition in adult survivors of childhood ALL

Life-Gained Selection Maximizes Lung Cancer Screening Benefits

Selection based on gains in life expectancy can increase total life expectancy from CT screening

Recommendations Updated for Nonvariceal Upper GI Bleeding

Guidelines address preendoscopic, endoscopic, and pharmacologic management

Patient Cost Responsibility Up for Guideline-Discordant Care

Guideline-discordant tx linked to $1,841 higher patient costs in first year in metastatic breast cancer

Use of E-Cigarettes in U.K. Tied to Quit Rates Among Smokers

Researchers estimate 50,000+ smokers in U.K. used e-cigs as part of successful quit attempt in 2017