Tom Collier found out he has stage 1 lung cancer after a routine chest scan. Because the cancer was caught early, his doctors are optimistic about radiation treatment. More than 15 million Americans who are current and former smokers are recommended to get routine chest scans.
The cases could be linked to adenovirus infection, though health officials still don't know what has led to roughly 200 hepatitis cases of unknown origin in young children around the world. Wisconsin reported the first possible U.S. death this week.
A southwestern North Dakota dental practice has started using VELscope, a revolutionary device using LED light sources to identify abnormalities down to the bone. That deep look can help detect problems much earlier than just a glance. April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month.
The University of Minnesota is leading the $220 million project called the Future of Advanced Agricultural Research in Minnesota or FAARM. The FAARM site is planned to be in Mower County, in conjunction with Riverland Community College at Austin.
A new study has learned the reason that people with high body mass index (BMI) routinely under-report how many calories they eat, and it has nothing to do with lying, as is often believed. Their recommendation: doctors should stop asking about calories and start talking about food.
The plan would build upon a hospital data collection system designed by the Department of Health and Human Services under the Trump administration. Management of the program was transferred last month to HHS's lead public health agency, the CDC.