ACS revises screening recommendations because of a 51% increase in colon cancer among people younger than age 50 since 1994.
The CDC urges the public to be vigilant in avoiding insect bites to lower the risk of these infections.
As genetic testing continues to grow, patients will need to decide, with the help of their healthcare providers, whether genetic testing is right for them.
A new CDC report highlights the growing public health threat from unusual antibiotic-resistant bacteria that can cause dangerous, hard-to-treat infections.
Additional research on larger, more diverse populations is needed before the test can be considered for clinical use.
Some experts urge caution for consumers who are considering the new test, given its limitations.
New cautions and tips are for people who take warfarin and use portable INR test meters to monitor their therapy.
A new blood test helps determine whether a CT scan is needed in adults with suspected concussion.
A test that uses a new method to detect HIV antibodies in saliva could be more sensitive than existing saliva tests.
Though inherited mutations in cancer genes are uncommon, cascade testing can identify family members with a significant risk of developing cancer.