Many Breast Cancer Survivors Not Getting Needed Mammograms

THURSDAY, May 31, 2018 — After surviving a diagnosis of breast cancer, women still need regular screening. But many of them, especially black women, aren’t getting the mammograms they need, a new study finds.
It’s essential to screen for a return…
Source: Topamax

Dogs Chase Gulls, Keep Beaches Clean

THURSDAY, May 31, 2018 — Can dogs help keep nasty bacteria off the beaches?
A new study suggests it’s possible: E. coli spread by seagull droppings prompts beach closings, but dog patrols that chased the birds away did their part in keeping beaches…
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Shorter Thanksgiving Dinners After Trump Election: Study

THURSDAY, May 31, 2018 — Thanks to divisive politics, Thanksgiving dinner got shorter after President Donald Trump’s election, a new study suggests.
Americans shaved 30 to 50 minutes off the annual holiday gathering in November 2016, weeks after…
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Pot, Opioids Now Rival Alcohol as Factor in Driver Deaths

THURSDAY, May 31, 2018 — Pot and opioids have become almost as deadly as booze for drivers, a new report shows.
Forty-four percent of drivers killed in crashes tested positive for drugs in 2016, up from 28 percent 10 years prior, according to the…
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'Face-Aging' Photos Convince Tanners to Shun the Sun

THURSDAY, May 31, 2018 — Where fear of skin cancer has little effect, vanity may succeed.
In a new study, sun worshippers who were shown computer images of how their face would age after years of ultraviolet (UV) light exposure often decided to…
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Who Are America's Cohabiting Couples?

THURSDAY, May 31, 2018 — For many people, marriage is the next logical step after you’ve dated for a while and believe you’ve found “the one.” But new research shows that a lot of Americans don’t see marriage as the only choice.
Researchers at the…
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AI Better Than Docs at Catching Skin Cancers

THURSDAY, May 31, 2018 — A computer can beat even highly experienced dermatologists in spotting deadly melanomas, researchers report.
The study is the latest to test the idea that “artificial intelligence” can improve medical diagnoses.
Source: Topamax