Many women missing vital step to prevent cervical cancer, says CDC

Nov. 13, 2014—Many women are not getting screened for cervical cancer, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). That’s concerning given the importance of the screening: It can allow doctors to detect abnormal cells before they turn into cancer and give women the opportunity to take steps to potentially prevent the disease. Read more about Many women missing vital step to prevent cervical cancer, says CDC[…]

Are you at risk for type 2 diabetes? Get screened

Oct. 8, 2014—Nearly half of adults who ought to be screened for type 2 diabetes aren’t getting the job done, a study from the American Journal of Preventive Medicine found. Researchers looked at information from two large national health studies involving more than 35,000 people that collected data between 2005 and  2010. They found that the number Read more about Are you at risk for type 2 diabetes? Get screened[…]