Monday, 16 November 2015
Lower-Income Communities Hit Harder By Premature Colon Cancer Deaths
Almost 20 percent of colon cancer deaths in these communities could have been averted with early screening and the communities face $6.4 billion in lost wages, according to CDC estimates. Elsewhere, news outlets write about other public health stories including failures at psychiatric hospitals, the benefits of involving surgical residents in procedures and the growing obesity gap between women and men. "Cyber sickness" and the dangers of sugar are also in the headlines.