Add an increased risk of stroke to the list of health problems caused by sleeping fewer than six hours a night.

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Long-term, national study reveals less-invasive screening decreases new cases and death.
Data could lead to better advice for primary-care doctors struggling with a rising tide of older adult patients still in throes of youthful bad habits.
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Large national study shows difference between lung function of cigarette and marijuana smokers; doctors warn against other known complications.
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A large national trial showed the over-the-counter herbal product did not work better than placebo.

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A common combination screen proved no more effective than non-screening, but scientists are finding new ways to prevent and treat the disease.

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Blacks, Hispanics and Asians are more likely than whites to spend their life savings to extend life; preferences could inform cancer care.

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April 15, 2011

Lewis, Cora

Professor of preventive medicine, internist and epidemiologist

Areas of expertise: Preventive medicine, effects of diet and lifestyle on health, population studies

Published in Experts
May 15, 2014

Kertesz, Stefan

Associate professor in the Division of Preventive Medicine

Areas of expertise: Access to quality addiction and medical care for underserved populations

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Adding cystatin C to a diagnostic panel revealed one person in six who had chronic kidney disease that was undetected using the conventional test.

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Storefront location will offer free health evaluations and disease prevention programs in downtown Birmingham

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