A painless quick PAP test (named after the human papillomavirus-HPV) can detect abnormal tissue, HPV infection that can lead to cervical cancer. High risks for developing abnormal cervical tissue or cervical cancer include: intercourse at an early age, multiple partners, history of the sexually … [Read more...] about Cervical Cancer Screening – Simple Facts
It is well-known many cancers are caused by radiation exposure, even the sun radiation cause skin cancer the #1 cancer in the US. Medical radiation exposure is your responsibility! Every wonder what happens to all the radiation you receive when you have 'medical imaging' tests for such things as … [Read more...] about Medical Radiation Exposure
A recent FDA study -1 in 4 Americans have purchased prescription medicines online. At this writing there are approximately 35,000 - 50,000 online drug-seller websites. Recently, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report, Internet Pharmacies: Federal Agencies and States Face … [Read more...] about Online Pharmacy Dangers
FDA just (August 9th) approved the first rapid finger stick Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) test that not only reveals if you have antibodies to HIV -1 or 2 but if you only have the virus (i.e. you have the antigen p-24)! In this 20 minute test the presence of the virus can be found 12-26 days … [Read more...] about HIV Test – New & Better
Half of the 3.2 billon Rxs dispensed annually are not taken as prescribed. Are you surprised by this fact? Man is different for other "animals" due to our ability to rationalize-defined as ‘attempt to explain or justify (one's own or another's behavior or attitude) with logical, plausible … [Read more...] about Medications – As Directed?