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What you need to know about hospitals nationwide promoting free hernia screenings

The ad pictured above was for a Chicago-area hospital.  But such marketing is popping up all over the U.S.  It’s happening not just in paid-for ads and marketing, but also in supposedly independently vetted journalism. Here are just a few of many examples you can find online. In Amarillo, Texas, a TV news anchor presented… Read More »

Melanoma: 5 Things You Need to Know About Malignant Skin Cancer

Melanoma. (Photo Credits: Great Lake Sledger/Twitter) Washington DC, May 13: In a recent study researchers have outlined five important points about malignant skin cancer called melanoma. The study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) highlighted the following five points about melanoma: Sun exposure is an important factor in the development of melanoma, so it… Read More »