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Nursing Homes See Dangerously Long Waits for COVID Test Results

Nursing homes are still taking days to get back COVID-19 test results as many shun the Trump administration’s central strategy to limit the spread of the virus among old and sick Americans.

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Trump’s Take On COVID Testing Misses Public Health Realities

President Donald Trump sought to downplay the numbers associated with COVID-19 in the United States by arguing that the soaring national count was simply the result of superior testing.

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What to Know About New Advice on Prostate Cancer Test

Should middle-aged men get routine blood tests for prostate cancer? An influential health panel that once said no now says maybe.

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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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Bay State’s elder driving tests closer to becoming reality

“Just today, one of the most trusted authorities on car and driver safety, The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), reported that crash rates for older drivers have gone down over the last decade, defying predictions that older driver crashes would go up as the American population ages.”

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