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Umbrella Review Reveals Links Between Diet, Colorectal Cancer

Review of meta-analyses of prospective observational studies reveals lower risk with higher intakes of dietary fiber, dietary calcium, yogurt

Threshold ID’d for Urine Test to Rule Out Prostate Cancer

In validation study, 3.7 percent of grade group ≥2 cancers missed with MyProstateScore value ≤10

Physical Activity May Cut Fatality Risk in Myocardial Infarction

Risks for instant death, 28-day death related to MI lower in those with moderate-to-high levels of past physical activity

Walmart Expands COVID-19 Vaccination Program

Company will use COVID-19 vaccines supplied by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

U.S. to Monitor Air Travelers From African Nations With Ebola

As of Feb. 25, Guinea had nine Ebola cases, five deaths; the Democratic Republic of the Congo had eight cases, four deaths

AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine Easy to Update in Response to Variants

Oxford team working on modifying vaccine to fight new variants, expects new version to be available in the fall

Racial, Ethnic Disparities Found in Diagnosis, Treatment of ADHD

Asian, Black, Hispanic children less likely to be diagnosed than Whites; White children more likely to receive some treatment

High Glycemic Index Diet May Up Risk for CV Disease, Death

Diet with a high glycemic index linked to increased risk for major CV event, death for those with, without preexisting cardiovascular disease

Childhood ADHD May Raise Risk for Later Psychotic Disorder

Findings based on systematic review and meta-analysis of pooled data from 12 studies involving more than 1.85 million participants

Prescription Opioid Misuse Tied to Increased Suicide Behaviors in Youth

Students who report current POM more likely to report considering attempting suicide, making a suicide plan, attempting suicide