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New Guidelines Advise Younger Age For First Colorectal Cancer Screening

Since 1994, colorectal cancer has increased 51 percent among those under age 50. Learn when you should start thinking about a colorectal cancer screening.

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Working to Improve the Value of Health Care

What if health care focused less on healing in the hospital and more on keeping you healthy at home? And what if everyone in the health care system were aligned to provide the greatest value for your health care dollar?

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How a Cardiologist Can Aid Your Cancer Treatment

Cancer treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation carry some cardiac risk, either immediately or later on.

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When CPAP Doesn't Work: Another Option for Sleep Apnea

Many people find a CPAP machine too noisy or too uncomfortable for sleep. A recently approved treatment called Inspire therapy may help people who want to avoid surgery for sleep apnea.

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Enlarged Prostate? This Treatment Can Help You Avoid Sexual Side Effects

Medicine can relieve symptoms of an enlarged prostate, but may cause unwanted side effects, such as ejaculation problems and erectile dysfunction. Learn how one treatment option can avoid them.

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Clinical Trial Leads to New Treatment for Stroke Patients

A recent clinical research study offers new hope for stroke patients who present for treatment up to 24 hours after the onset of symptoms.

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Could Selfies Harm Your Teen’s Mental Well-Being?

Editing images before sharing on social media may contribute to low self-esteem and body dysmorphic disorder.

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Reimagining Health Care

The UH Rainbow Center for Women & Children delivers supportive pediatric and women’s health services all under one roof.

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