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Should men get a PSA test for prostate cancer?

During the 1990s, with the potential for cure with early detection, population-based screening programs were widely implemented in the United States.

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Regular exercisers still face health risks from too much sitting

People who meet recommended weekly physical activity guidelines are still at risk of developing chronic disease if they spend too much non-exercising time sitting, new research suggests.

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Vitamin D research challenges view of its benefits

A simple Google search for “what does vitamin D do?” highlights the widely used dietary supplement’s role in regulating calcium absorption and promoting bone growth. But now it appears that vitamin D has much wider effects.

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Addicted to social media? 6 questions to ask yourself

Yes, you spend a lot of time on social media. You might even check your phone every few minutes to see how many people have liked your latest Facebook post. But are you addicted?

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Why feds are blocking insurers from moving Medicare eligible into Advantage plans

The federal government is temporarily blocking more health insurance companies from automatically moving customers who become eligible for Medicare into Medicare Advantage plans while officials review the controversial practice.

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Consider a second opinion on that medical bill

If a medical bill shows up, don’t pay it right away. At least that’s the advice of some experts who say you should closely review all your medical billing information for any errors first.

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