TUESDAY, June 29, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Black American military veterans with aggressive prostate cancer who would benefit from surgery or radiation are less likely to get those treatments than men of other races, despite equal access to health care, a new study finds. “Despite great strides in prostate cancerContinue Reading

TUESDAY, June 29, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Hospitalized patients with diabetes who hadn’t been taking their medication had more severe cases of COVID-19, a new study shows. “Our results highlight the importance of assessing, monitoring and controlling blood glucose [sugar] in hospitalized COVID-19 patients from the start,” said study authorContinue Reading

MONDAY, June 28, 2021 (HealthDay News) — You decide to take a popular colon cancer screening test that can be performed at home, and it comes back positive. A follow-up colonoscopy is scheduled, but then you suddenly receive a large and unexpected medical bill. That’s what happened to a MissouriContinue Reading

Here’s some of HealthDay’s top stories for Monday, June 28: Evidence that Pfizer, Moderna vaccines give long-term immunity. New studies support the notion that mRNA-based vaccines could leave immune system ‘memory’ cells on guard against COVID for years — no boosters needed. Read more Worry over milestones. A new pollContinue Reading