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...