March 22, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer

HPV Vaccine Recommendations for Girls, Boys, Women, and Men

Medical and Pharmacy Editor: Omudhome Ogbru, PharmD Omudhome Ogbru, PharmD Dr. Ogbru received his Doctorate in Pharmacy from the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy in 1995. He completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Arizona/University Medical Center in 1996. He was a Professor of Pharmacy Practice

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March 22, 2017 by Contributor in Cold and Flu

Strep Throat Complications

Possible complications of untreated or partially treated strep throat infection are: Formation of an abscess behind the throat (retro-pharyngeal abscess) due to untreated or under-treated strep throat infection can lead to severe illness causing pain in throat and neck, difficulty swallowing, and potential respiratory compromise. These abscesses may need to

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March 22, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer

Helping Cancer Caregivers Help Themselves

Latest Cancer News WEDNESDAY, March 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) — When people are diagnosed with cancer, it’s easy to overlook the toll the disease also takes on their caregivers, say social workers who specialize in cancer care. Cancer can dramatically alter relationships, forcing parents to depend on their children, or

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March 22, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer

Prostate Cancer Treatments Have Varying Side Effects, Study Shows

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Cancer News TUESDAY, March 21, 2017 (HealthDay News) — The long-term side effects of different prostate cancer treatments vary — and knowing that may help men decide which one is right for them. That’s the conclusion of two new studies published March 21 in the

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March 22, 2017 by Contributor in Cancer

Family History of Colon Cancer Calls for Earlier Screening

Latest Cancer News TUESDAY, March 21, 2017 (HealthDay News) — If you’ve got a family history of colon or rectal cancers, you probably need to start screening for these conditions before you turn 50, a cancer expert says. People with a close relative who has had colon or rectal cancer

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March 22, 2017 by Contributor in Cold and Flu

Common Cold Can Be Dangerous After Bone Marrow Transplant

Latest Cold and Flu News TUESDAY, March 21, 2017 (HealthDay News) — The common cold can be deadly for patients recovering from bone marrow transplants, a new study warns. After a bone marrow transplant, patients have weakened immune systems. This puts them at risk for infections that aren’t a major

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