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6 in 10 Americans Interested in Genetic Testing, Survey Finds

Americans Get Too Many Tests Before Cataract Surgery, Study Finds

Americans' Risk of Dying From Cancer Is Falling, CDC Finds

'Angelina Jolie Effect' Prompted More Testing for Breast Cancer Genes: Study

Are Heart Surgery Patients Losing Too Much Blood to Tests?

Athletic Trainers' Group Advises Heart Tests for Young Athletes

Autism Signs May Be Missed in Short Checkups

Benefits of Iron Supplements Unclear for Pregnant Women, Young Children

Better-Informed Women Order Fewer Prenatal Gene Tests, Study Finds

Blood Chemical Test May Predict Risk of Heart Disease Death

Blood Protein May Spot Pancreatic Cancer Early

Blood Test Aims to Detect Parkinson's in Early Stages

Blood Test Could Reveal Your Viral History

Blood Test Spots Adult Depression: Study

Blood, Saliva Tests May Spot Head and Neck Cancers Early

Breast Cancer Patients Concerned About Genetic Risk, Survey Finds

Breast Cancer Screening Less Likely Among Mentally Ill: Study

Breast Cancer Survivors May Have Higher Thyroid Cancer Risk

Breath Test for Illegal Drugs Instead of Urine Analysis?

Breath Test Might Spot Stomach Cancer Risk

Broader Gene Tests for Breast, Ovarian Cancer Might Benefit Some: Study

Calcium Scan Can Predict Premature Death Risk, Study Says

Can You Balance on One Leg? You May Have Lower Stroke Risk

Common Breast Biopsy Finding May Be More Dangerous Than Thought

Could a Laser Skin Test Someday Replace Biopsy to Spot Melanoma?

Did PSA Test's Decline Spur Rise in Prostate Cancers?

Excessive Use of Medical Scans Varies By Region

Groups Call for Medicare Coverage of Lung Cancer Screening

Growth Checks in Children Might Spot Celiac Disease

Heart Docs Don't Recommend Routine ECGs for Young Athletes

Insured Americans Up to 3 Times Likelier to Get Preventive Care: CDC

International Panel Finds Only 'Limited' Evidence for Mammograms in 40s

Longer Colonoscopy Time May Cut Cancer Risk

Lung Cancer Screening Can Be Cost Effective, Study Reports

Mammograms a Personal Decision for Women in Their 40s, Panel Says

Mammograms for 40-Somethings Supported by New Study

Many Americans Not Getting Routine Cancer Screenings: CDC

Many U.S. Kids Missing Out on Preventive Care, CDC Says

Men Less Likely Than Women to Get Bone Test After Fracture

Men Should Be Screened for Osteoporosis, Too

More Clues to Spotting Autism in Siblings of Those With Disorder

More Screening Could Cut Annual Colon Cancer Deaths by 21,000: Study

Moving Toward Blood Test for Many Cancers

MRI Improves Prostate Cancer Biopsy Accuracy, Study Finds

MRI Might Predict Breast Cancer Risk in Some Women

New Parents Favor In-Depth Genetic Testing, Survey Finds

New Rapid Ebola Test Shows Promise in African Clinics

Newer Test for Down Syndrome Called 'Major Advance'

No Evidence to Support Widespread Screening for COPD: Experts

Ovarian Cancer DNA Detected in Vaginal Fluid, Researchers Report

People With Few Moles Apt to Develop Deadlier Skin Cancer: Study

Personal Reminders Seem to Boost Mammography Rates

Placenta Test Measures Babies' Exposure to Arsenic

Prenatal Gene Tests Can Sometimes Spot Cancer in Mom-to-Be

Prostate Cancer Testing Drops Off After Controversial Guidelines

'Purpose in Life' a Boon to Your Health

Quick, Paper-Based Ebola Test May Help in Remote Areas

Researchers Develop Screening for Early Memory Troubles

Revamp Abdominal Aneurysm Screening, Save More Men's Lives: Study

Screen Teens With Depression for Heart Disease, Experts Say

Sleepiness in Your Teen May Signal 'Weed' Use

Some Women Need Tests for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Experts Say

Specially Trained Pooch Sniffs Out Thyroid Cancer

Study Finds No Added Benefit From Routine Heart Scans for Diabetics

Study Gauges Value of CT Scans for Heart Patients

Study Links Celiac Disease to Nerve Damage

Study Probes Use of MRI to Spot Pancreatic Cancer in High-Risk Patients

Study Questions Accuracy of Many Breast Cancer Biopsies

Study Questions Close Monitoring of Thyroid Growths

The Doctor Who Does Your Colonoscopy Matters

Too Few Americans Undergo Dementia Screening

U.S. Hospitals May Often Miss Signs of Child Abuse

U.S. Pediatricians Remain Opposed to Random Drug Tests in Schools

Urine Test Might Find Pancreatic Cancer Early, Study Suggests

Urine Test Shows Promise for Early Diagnosis of Kidney Cancer

Vets With PTSD Might Need Sleep Apnea Screening: Study

Virus Present at Birth Causes More Than 10 Percent of Hearing-Loss Cases in Kids