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Can Artificial Intelligence Diagnose Mesothelioma?
Artificial Intelligence is becoming more popular in our everyday lives. AI is on our search engines, our phones, our vehicles, and even our health care systems. Could AI help diagnose and treat cancers like mesothelioma? The National Institutes of Health...
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Important Changes to Medi-Cal Health Insurance Coverage
As of January 1, 2024, there are important changes to the free Medi-Cal Health Insurance Coverage program.  Anyone who is age 26 to 49, even if you have undocumented status, qualifies for free Medi-Cal health insurance coverage if your income...
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Lung Cancer Awareness Month: Shining a Light on a Global Health Challenge
November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Lung cancer is a global health challenge that affects millions of people each year, and this month serves as an opportunity to educate, advocate, and support those impacted by this disease. Lung cancer is...
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November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month
November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths for men and women. The CDC estimates more than 80% of all lung cancer cases are caused by tobacco use. Most cases are diagnosed when...
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Blood Test Can Accurately Diagnose Mesothelioma
Historically there have been only two ways to diagnose mesothelioma: histology and cytology. Histology tests tissue and cytology tests fluid. Both tests are often performed to determine if a patient has mesothelioma. Often, the patient is in an advanced stage...
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Contaminated Water at Camp Lejeune Leads to Major Illnesses
The U.S. Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina was established in 1942. In 1982, the Marine Corps discovered specific volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in the drinking water provided by two of the eight water treatment plants on base....
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Johnson & Johnson: Asbestos Experiment on Inmates Comes to Light
In 1971, Johnson & Johnson (J&J) funded a study that injected 50 prisoners in Pennsylvania with asbestos. The purpose behind the study was to study the effect that talc and asbestos has on human skin and the differences between asbestos...
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Over 100 Students, Teachers, and Staff Diagnosed with Rare Cancers After Attending a New Jersey High School
Al Lupiano received a rare cancer diagnosis at the age of 27. His doctors found an abnormally large brain tumor and was diagnosed with Acoustic Neuroma (AN). His wife and sister were also diagnosed with cancer the same day; His...
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Everything You Need to Know About Social Security and Medicare
Social Security Social Security provides benefits to over 65 million Americans. They provide at least 50 percent of income for those 65 and older in the U.S. If you are looking to retire, you may have some questions about Social...
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CA Announces Big Win in Battle Against Asbestos
California is leading the way in its fight to help protect the public from asbestos. One way the Golden State is fighting back is by calling on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to do a better job at monitoring asbestos....
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