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April 2015

Healthwatch: Cancer Screening

Fort Smith/Fayetteville News | 5newsonline KFSM 5NEWS

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More and more people are being screened for lung cancer these days. After Medicare announced that it would pay for lung screenings, doctors are worried that lung screenings are doing more harm than good.

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Antibiotic use has more unwanted effects than previously thought

MBJ NETWORK

We have known for some time that one of the unwanted side effects of taking antibiotics is their disruption of friendly microbes in the gut. But now a new study that takes a closer look suggests the consequences of long-term antibiotic use could be even far-more reaching than we thought.
human gut                                                Antibiotics destroy cells in the lining of the gut.

Writing in the journal Gut, Andrey Morgun, an assistant professor at the College of Pharmacy in

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