You probably already know that junk food, though delicious, is bad for you. It can have negative health effects such as increasing your risk of heart disease, metabolic disease and even cancer. Now, researchers have used a new nutritional labeling system to tie a diet low in nutritional quality with increased risks of a number of types of cancers.
How patients and families do a risk-benefit analysis about end-of-life decisions involves a complicated and emotional conversation that experts say you should have as early as possible when someone is seriously ill.
Women over 30 years old have a new option when it comes to screening for cervical cancer, according to guidelines released Tuesday by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force and published in the journal JAMA.