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Colorectal cancer screening

More tests, more choices

Colon cancer is the top cancer killer in nonsmokers. Yet, it's considered a preventable disease thanks to several cancer screening options. Learn about the options and take advantage of their lifesaving benefits.

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Second Opinion

Should I keep away from someone with a compromised immune system if I receive a vaccine?

A: In most cases, your getting a live vaccine isn't a danger to friends and family who have compromised immune systems. Many diseases and disease treatments can suppress the immune system, including cancer and chemotherapy, drugs for autoimmune diseases, drugs given after an organ transplant, and corticosteroids. Live... Read More

How do you safely stop taking an antidepressant?

A: It's common to have symptoms when you stop taking an antidepressant. In fact, as many as 1 in 3 people experience antidepressant withdrawal (antidepressant discontinuation syndrome). Common symptoms include headaches, dizziness, tiredness, irritability, nausea, insomnia, vivid dreams and feeling like you have the flu. Less commonly, you... Read More