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Americans Under 50 Fare Poorly on Health Measures, New Report Says

Americans Under 50 Fare Poorly on Health Measures, New Report Says | this curious life | Scoop.it
Younger Americans die earlier and live in poorer health than their counterparts in 16 other developed countries, according to a new analysis of health and longevity in the United States.
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We Evolved To Eat Meat, But How Much Is Too Much? : NPR

We Evolved To Eat Meat,  But How Much Is Too Much? : NPR | this curious life | Scoop.it
Scientists agree we evolved to eat meat, but some of us may be pushing the limits of consumption. Paleo diet enthusiasts believe meals should be more like early man's, but modern doctors disagree.
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Preventing over-diagnosis: how to stop harming the healthy

Preventing over-diagnosis: how to stop harming the healthy | this curious life | Scoop.it

OVER-DIAGNOSIS EPIDEMIC – In the first instalment of a ten-part series Ray Moynihan outlines the growing problem of over-diagnosis.If you haven’t heard much yet about the problem of over-diagnosis ......…...

 

'To put it simply, over-diagnosis happens when people are diagnosed with diseases or conditions that won’t actually harm them. It happens because some screening programs can detect “cancers” that will never kill, because sophisticated diagnostic technologies pick up “abnormalities” that will remain benign, and because we are routinely widening the definitions of disease to include people with milder symptoms, and those at very low risk.'

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