August 18, 2018

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  • Colon Screening Can Save Your Life
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    Colon Screening Can Save Your Life

    by Berkeley Wellness

    A Yale study suggests that screening has prevented as many as 550,000 cases of colorectal cancer in the U.S since 1976. But too many high-risk Americans still have not been screened as recommended.

  • Why You Still Need the Flu Shot

    Why You Still Need the Flu Shot

    by John Swartzberg, M.D.

    A Dec. 4, 2014, health advisory from the CDC stated that some of this season's predominant flu strains are different from what’s in the vaccine. Does that mean the flu shot won't protect you this year?

  • Are You Fit to Fly?

    Are You Fit to Fly?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    You probably know that you shouldn't fly if you have a contagious illness, but there are other situations—from a broken bone to a recent scuba dive—that may also merit delaying or even canceling a trip. Here's what you need to know to stay safe in the air.

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