Although most said they'd let their physician know if asked, survey finds
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Healthy habits important even when you're sick, researcher says
Healthy seniors might gain an extra month or more of life by getting checked, study suggests
Shorter hospital stays, less blood loss, earlier return to normal eating seen in study
People over 80, especially, had greater need for post-op emergency care, researchers say
Patients' risk of death rises with every 5-point increase in BMI, study suggests
Experts divided over whether drug should be added to treatment
DNA analysis of stool boosts accuracy rate of Cologuard to more than 90 percent, researchers say
Number of cases where tumors have spread beyond origins declined, but experts say more can be done
Experts advise regular screenings, high-fiber foods and exercise
DNA analysis boosts accuracy rate to more than 90 percent, researchers say
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