USPSTF Recommends Annual Lung Screening for High Risk Adults

Adults at high risk of developing lung cancer – especially smokers – should have low-dose CT scans annually, according to new recommendations by the US Preventive Services Task Force. The panel determined that yearly scans “can prevent a substantial number … Continue reading

Eating Right to Fight Cancer

It’s not just what you eat, but how you eat that keeps you healthy, say researchers at the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. Using the right combination of unrefined carbs and protein (100-200 calories) and snacking every few hours, keeps blood sugar levels steadier, and your body healthier.  “Eating a healthy meal or snack […]

Yet Another Reason to Quit

From the “As if you needed another reason to quit smoking” (or never start) department: a report in Reuters Health this morning highlights a new study showing that menthol cigarette smokers have more strokes than those who smoke non-menthol brands — especially women and those who identified as non-African-American. Investigators looked at eight years of…