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Short reports on issues you might see in recent news sources: Just the facts, without the hype!

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PSA Increase rate does not provide significant information

1 May 2011

Moderate alcohol consumption could be beneficial to your heart!

11 Mar 2011

Cell phones do not present a cancer risk!

01 Jan 2010

Alcohol - cancer risk for women!

6 Mar 2009

Mamograms - be aware of the hazards!

27 Feb 2009

Warning - don't rush to get Crestor™

16 Nov 2008

Does vitamin D reduce cancer risk?

16 Nov 2008

Good behavior for a long and healthy life!

8 Feb 2008

Does alcohol consumption prevent dementia?

25 May 2007

Cell phone use doesn't cause cancer!

9 Dec 2006

Do overweight and obesity impact mortality?

3 Sep 2006

Does the weather impact mortality?

14 Jul 2006

Update on the benefits of moderate alcohol consumption

2 Jun 2006

No real alternatives to HRT

5 May 2006

omega 3 - not very helpful!

15 apr 2006

Saw Palmetto found to be ineffective!

20 Feb 2006

Low fat diets, cancer and heart disease - a recent study.

11 Feb 2006

Hormone Replacement Therapy and Heart Disease - Update!

31 Jan 2006

Do cell-phones cause tumors? - Update!

22 Jan 2006

Are there benefits to taking aspirin?

18 Jan 2006

Typical errors in medical studies

20 Nov 2005

Justice in the workplace reduces heart problem risk!

28 Oct 2005

Do cell-phones cause tumors?

10 Oct 2005

Does stress reduce the risk for breast cancer?

9 Sep 2005

A high-protein diet helps weight loss!

3 Sep 2005

New York wants to ban trans fats in restaurants...

13 Aug 2005

Does prayer help overcoming illness?

17 Jul 2005

Another vitamin E "ineffectiveness" study!

06 Jul 2005

Do power lines cause cancer?

13 Jun 2005

Is using NSAIDs really dangerous?

12 Jun 2005

One more Crestor™ warning...

24 May 2005

Slightly overweight? Not a problem!

4 May 2005

Vitamin E - "still" not effective;

15 Mar 2005

New Results on Lipitor™

8 Mar 2005

A new FDA warning about Crestor™

2 Mar 2005

Saturated fats and the risk of heart disease.

30 Jan 2005

The positive health impact of optimism!

22 Jan 2005

Recent news about C-Reactive Protein - The Facts!

11 Jan 2005

Does exercise help obese people stay healthy?

26 Dec 2004

Has Kaiser Permanente Found the Secret to Heart Disease Prevention?

20 Dec 2004

Should you eat "Polymeals"?

18 Dec 2004

A better drug for breast cancer?

08 Dec 2004

Drugs you should consider avoiding!

22 Nov 2004

Is Vitamin E an Enhanced Mortality Risk?

11 Nov 2004

The risk from overworked sleepy interns...

28 Oct 2004

Full-body CT scans add to cancer risk!

24 Oct 2004

Is Open Heart Bypass Surgery Always Necessary?

24 Oct 2004

Problems with Vioxx® and Bextra®

16 Oct 2004

Breast Cancer and Childhood Growth

14 Oct 2004

The latest study on the lack of effectiveness of antioxidants!

14 Oct 2004


Update! - Consumer Reports provides consumer drug information. Recommended reading!




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