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45 Is the New 50 When It Comes to Colorectal Cancer Screening

45 Is the New 50 When It Comes to Colorectal Cancer Screening

A panel of U.S. public health experts is set to recommend that people get screened for colorectal cancer starting at age 45 — five years earlier than their current recommendation. The proposed change is due to mounting evidence that colon cancer is becoming more common among younger people.

FDA Demands Zantac Heartburn Drug And Generics Pulled Over Carcinogen Fears

FDA Demands Zantac Heartburn Drug And Generics Pulled Over Carcinogen Fears

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is taking a drastic step over a common drug used to treat allergies and acid reflux, following an investigation that confirmed the persistent presence of a likely carcinogen in products containing it. On Wednesday, the agency announced that it’s requesting all manufacturers of ranitidine…