By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Nov. 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Mailing self-sampling kits to test for the cervical cancer-causing virus HPV significantly increased screening rates for the cancer, according to a new study. The research included nearly 20,000 women in the Kaiser Permanente Washington (state) system who hadn’t been […]

Nov. 11, 2019 — CDC researchers have identified their first possible culprit behind the outbreak of illness related to vaping: vitamin E acetate. Calling it a “breakthrough,” the agency says it found vitamin E acetate in all 29 samples of lung fluid from patients with vaping-related lung injury. But it […]

Poor sleepers may be at increased risk for cardiovascular disease. Chinese researchers used data on 487,200 people ages 30 to 79, generally healthy at the start of the study. The participants reported on the frequency of three symptoms of poor sleep: difficulty falling or staying asleep, daytime sleepiness and early […]

Brenda Goodman is a senior news writer for WebMD. Andy Miller is editor and CEO of Georgia Health News. Nov. 8, 2019 — The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed its first of two new rules to curb emissions of cancer-causing ethylene oxide. But environmental advocates and legislators say the agency�™s […]