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Category: disease awareness campaigns

11/14/2018

With free brain tumor screening, the road to early detection may be filled with potholes

7 11/12/2018

Oh sh–! Almost forgot it’s C. diff Awareness Month!

10/16/2018

These prostate cancer screening campaigns are giving men the finger

2 9/24/2018

Why scary stories about sepsis could lead to some unintended harms

3/23/2018

‘$7.9 trillion’ savings from earlier Alzheimer’s diagnosis: Is there a hidden agenda behind the numbers?

3 3/21/2018

Erin Andrews’ misdirected cervical cancer screening promo overlooks harms of frequent testing

1 2/14/2018

Why does CMV get so much less news coverage than Zika — despite causing far more birth defects?

3 1/26/2018

New blood pressure guidelines are promoted with scars and scare tactics

3 10/3/2017

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: How do we end up pink-washed every October?

8/21/2017

Imbalanced ‘Saved by the Scan’ campaign neglects big concerns over lung cancer screening