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Free public cancer scans increase chances of early diagnoses

Early diagnosis of cancer can save millions of lives. It also increases the chances of successful treatment. Turkey’s Ministry of Health has been offering free cancer treatment all over the country and thanks to cervical, colon and breast cancer screenings, 78,767 people have been able to receive cancer diagnosis. Starting from 2012, the ministry has… Read More »

U.S. Avocado Supplies Would Run Out In Less Than A Month If The Mexico Border Closes This Week

Maria Meier / EyeEmGetty Images As President Trump continues his threats to close the border, analysts are looking at how that would impact Americans’ food supply. In a report published today, Reuters cited recent data from the United States Department of Agriculture that says nearly half of all imported vegetables and 40 percent of imported… Read More »

FDA Approves Mavenclad (cladribine) Tablets for Multiple Sclerosis

FDA Approves Mavenclad (cladribine) Tablets for Multiple Sclerosis Print this page March 29, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Mavenclad (cladribine) tablets to treat relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS) in adults, to include relapsing-remitting disease and active secondary progressive disease. Mavenclad is not recommended for MS patients with clinically isolated… Read More »

Unsecured portal causes breach for nearly 70,000

An error by a business associate working with Burrell Behavioral Health in Springfield, Mo., has resulted in potential breach of records of 67,493 patients. The business associate’s Internet-facing portal, which contained electronic images of protected health information (PHI) was improperly secured and may have enabled unauthorized persons to access the records. After the error was… Read More »