Why you should use the E. coli E. Coli Emissions Test, not the E-Coli E.Coli Test

E.coli is one of the most commonly detected infections in the U.S., causing around 4 million deaths per year.Most of those infections occur among the elderly and those with compromised immune systems. The CDC recently released new tests that they say are more accurate than E. coli tests and can be used for more accurate and more cost-effective testing. These new tests are available in a few...

California’s test is flawed, officials say

California officials on Friday said they will not conduct a statewide asbestos testing program for the first time in three decades because of the state's poor asbestos testing record.California's Public Health Department issued the ruling in a request for a voluntary asbestos testing system for the state, which had conducted asbestos testing for more than 100 years."There is a strong risk that...

Why you might be less likely to see an astigmatism blood test if you live in a low-income area

You might not have noticed, but your Astigmatism Test is coming soon to your doctor.The American Asthma Society has officially asked for your input, and the Asthma Foundation is asking for yours.It's a big ask, but the AMA wants to hear from you."Our goal is to make sure that people in low- and moderate-income communities get the best testing available, so that they can make informed decisions...

A New Study Shows That Body Mass Index Affects the Risk of Breast Cancer, Stroke, Diabetes, and Heart Disease

By now you're probably aware of a study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology that found that BMI is a strong predictor of breast cancer and diabetes in men, and that it's a strong risk factor for heart disease in women.The study also found that overweight and obesity are more common among women in the US than men.The results are still controversial.There are a lot of people who say...