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Cancer trends in Canada from 1971 to 2015

Podcast permanent link: https://soundcloud.com/cmajpodcasts/190355-res The overall rate of new cancer cases is decreasing in men but increasing in women younger than 80 years, and...

Vaping less harmful than smoking for vascular health, major study finds

Study finds significant improvements in vascular health of chronic smokers who transition to e-cigarettes Women see greater health benefits than men following switch...

The Affordable Care Act’s impact on insurance coverage & treatment in...

A recent study reveals that, for people living with both HIV and cancer (PLWHC), implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act...

Leading risk factors, causes of death underrepresented in NIH-supported prevention research

What: A study by National Institutes of Health scientists in the Office of Disease Prevention (ODP) examined NIH grants and cooperative agreements during fiscal...

Analysis by surgical trainees examines recommendations for mastectomy across the UK

A woman's decision to undergo mastectomy for breast cancer relies on communication with her surgeon and, in addition, often draws on recommendations from...

USC study implicates flavored e-cigs in the teen vaping epidemic

A USC study has found that teens who vape candy- or fruit-flavored e-cigarettes are more likely to stick with the habit and vape...

Exercise capacity may affect cognitive health of survivors of childhood leukemia

A new study found a link between reduced exercise capacity and neurocognitive problems in survivors of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), the most common...

Financial hardship in cancer: The role of health insurance literacy

A new American Cancer Society study links health insurance literacy with medical financial hardship as well as non-medical financial sacrifices among adult cancer...

Lung cancer screening guidelines do not detect disease among first responders

October 11, 2019--Chicago--National lung cancer screening guidelines are inadequate to diagnose patients who contract lung cancer from occupational exposure, including first responders, according...

The science of ‘Breaking Bad’: Would you know if meth was...

The highly anticipated Breaking Bad movie El Camino story line focusing on drug production is more relevant than ever- with contamination of houses...

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