Need Cancer Screening? Where You Work Matters

FRIDAY, Oct. 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Waiters, contractors and other employees of America’s small businesses are more likely to miss out on cancer screening, mostly because of a lack of insurance, new research shows. “Workers employed at smaller organizations had substantially lower breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screening rates” compared to people working at…

Need Cancer Screening? Where You Work Matters

FRIDAY, Oct. 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Waiters, contractors and other employees of America’s small businesses are more likely to miss out on cancer screening, mostly because of a lack of insurance, new research shows. “Workers employed at smaller organizations had substantially lower breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screening rates” compared to people working at…

Texting Smarts for Adults and Kids

FRIDAY, Oct. 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Texting is a quick and easy way to communicate, but it can be a dangerous distraction when you’re also doing anything else. Young or old, the human brain simply can’t give full attention to several tasks at once. Besides stealing your attention, texting slows your reaction time and…

Texting Smarts for Adults and Kids

FRIDAY, Oct. 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Texting is a quick and easy way to communicate, but it can be a dangerous distraction when you’re also doing anything else. Young or old, the human brain simply can’t give full attention to several tasks at once. Besides stealing your attention, texting slows your reaction time and…

Nearly 4 in 10 U.S. Adults Now Obese

FRIDAY, Oct. 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Almost forty percent adults in the United States are now obese, continuing an ever-expanding epidemic of obesity that’s expected to lead to sicker Americans and higher health care costs. Almost four out of 10 adults and 18.5 percent of kids aged 2 to 19 now meet the clinical…