• MHQP's 2017 guidelines were developed by a collaborative group of Massachusetts healthcare organizations. (mhqp.org)


  • Because sDNA technology is a completely non-invasive approach that does not require bowel preparation, published studies demonstrate strong patient preference and compliance with sDNA screening relative to other methods. (prweb.com)
  • These updated guidelines are a strong endorsement of sDNA technology for detecting colorectal cancer, and a major step forward for the millions of Americans over the age of 50 who have been unwilling or unable to use existing screening methods for detecting colorectal cancer,' said Jeffrey Luber, President of EXACT Sciences Corporation. (prweb.com)


  • The news backs up a report from Reuters last week, which also said Apple will start making the new iPhone with a bigger screen as early as May. (tauntongazette.com)


  • Screen time, especially television viewing, is associated with risk of overweight and obesity in children. (aappublications.org)
  • Consider screening at 15 and 30 months, based on risk factors. (mhqp.org)
  • Screen those with known risk factors annually from ages 2 to 5. (mhqp.org)
  • Annually screen for those with known risk factors. (mhqp.org)
  • Screen if at risk. (mhqp.org)
  • Ages 5-8, screen if at risk. (mhqp.org)
  • Screen once if not screened previously, or risk factors have changed. (mhqp.org)


  • EXACT Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ: EXAS) announced today that the Company's non-invasive, stool-based DNA (sDNA) technology is included in the updated guidelines for colorectal cancer screening released by the American Cancer Society's (ACS). (prweb.com)
  • The colorectal cancer screening guidelines released by the American Cancer Society are an important event in the battle against colon cancer,' said David King, President and CEO of Laboratory Corporation of America, licensee of EXACT's stool-based DNA screening technologies. (prweb.com)
  • The new colorectal cancer screening guidelines are expected to appear in the May/June issue of CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians and are published early online in CA First Look at http://caonline.amcancersoc.org/ . (prweb.com)
  • EXACT Sciences will hold a conference call to discuss the updated national colorectal cancer screening guidelines, as well as other business activities, including the Company's recent meeting with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and current regulatory strategy at 4:30pm ET today, March 6, 2008. (prweb.com)
  • Refer to Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) 2016 Childhood Immunization Guidelines . (mhqp.org)


  • Results show that interventions to reduce children's screen time have a small but statistically significant effect. (aappublications.org)
  • In this article we present the results of a systematic review and meta-analysis conducted to identify and examine the effectiveness of interventions to change children's screen time. (aappublications.org)


  • 1) Despite the availability of colorectal cancer screening and diagnostic tests for more than 20 years, the rate of early detection of colorectal cancer remains low, and deaths remain high. (prweb.com)


  • Will giving in to their big-screen fantasies lead to real heartbreak? (booksamillion.com)
  • We believe that these benefits will facilitate more screening and lead to more lives saved over time. (prweb.com)


  • CBS/AP) AURORA, Colo. - A gunman clad in body armor and wearing a gas mask opened fire on moviegoers at a midnight showing of the latest Batman movie Friday, killing 12 and injuring dozens more in one of the deadliest mass shootings in recent U.S. history. (cbsnews.com)
  • A recent article in favor of BMI screening points out that most of the surveys in Arkansas, where BMI screening programs have been present for over four years, have not shown any negative consequences. (pratttribune.com)


  • Although the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends no more than 2 hours/day of screen time (watching television or videos/DVDs, playing video or computer games, and using a computer for purposes other than school work) for children aged 2 years old and older, 1 , 2 47% of children aged 2 to 15 years spend 2 or more hours/day using screen media. (aappublications.org)
  • Screen all non-pregnant female adolescents for anemia every 5-10 years during well visit starting at age 12. (mhqp.org)
  • Plot value on CDC's growth and body mass index (BMI) charts specifically for ages 2-20 years. (mhqp.org)


  • Massachusetts did not have many African-American residents, but by the time 54th Infantry regiment headed off to training camp two weeks later more than 1,000 men had volunteered. (telegram.com)
  • Mass Effect" features a varied real-time, squad-based, tactical combat system. (worthplaying.com)
  • Although several interventions have been developed to reduce children's screen time, no systematic review of these interventions exists to date. (aappublications.org)
  • This is a systematic review and meta-analysis of interventions targeting a reduction in children's screen time. (aappublications.org)
  • Overall Hedges g (−0.144 [95% CI: −0.217 to −0.072]) and standard mean difference (SMD) (−0.148 [95% CI: −0.224 to −0.071]) indicated that interventions were linked with small but statistically significant reductions in screen time in children. (aappublications.org)
  • As the evidence base expands, and the number of screen-time interventions increases, future research can expand on these findings by examining the clinical relevance and sustainability of effects, conducting a more thorough analysis of effect modifiers, and identifying critical components of effective interventions. (aappublications.org)
  • 20 , - , 27 , 28 , 29 , - , 41 Recently, research has included developing and testing interventions that attempt to reduce children's screen time. (aappublications.org)
  • 42 , - , 47 Although meta-analysis has been used to study the relationship between media use and weight and physical activity, 11 to date no systematic review and meta-analysis of interventions to reduce children's screen time has been completed. (aappublications.org)


  • A much bigger furor has been raised over schoolchildren being screened for their body mass index or BMI. (pratttribune.com)
  • Apple will start mass producing its new iPhone model with a bigger screen in July, according to a report from the Japanese publication EMSOne, which cites a report out of Taiwan. (tauntongazette.com)
  • Apple is also reportedly working on an even bigger iPhone with a 5.5-inch screen, but that device won't go into production until the fall, according to the report. (tauntongazette.com)


  • Massachusetts-based Dr. Murray Feingold is the physician in chief of The Feingold Center for Children, medical editor of WBZ-TV and WBZ radio, and president of the Genesis Fund. (pratttribune.com)
  • Free consultations on any behavioral health issue are available through the Massachusetts Child Psychiatry Access Project to all primary care providers who see children and adolescents. (mhqp.org)


  • In February 1863, the abolitionist Gov. John A. Andrew of Massachusetts (whose portrait is in the Great Hall at Mechanics Hall) issued the Civil War's first call for black soldiers. (telegram.com)


  • Dr. Murray Feingold: Is body mass index screening necessary at schools? (pratttribune.com)


  • Mass Effect is a science fiction action-RPG which will deliver an immersive story driven gameplay experience with stunning visual fidelity. (worthplaying.com)
  • Mass Effect" is an epic science-fiction action and role-playing game (RPG) experience created by BioWare, the commercially and critically acclaimed RPG developer of "Jade Empire™" and "Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic. (worthplaying.com)
  • Mass Effect" will deliver an immersive, story-driven gameplay experience presented in a cinematic style with high production values, extraordinary levels of visual fidelity, incredible exploration and realistic digital actors. (worthplaying.com)
  • Published by Microsoft Game Studios, "Mass Effect" is an exclusive title for the Xbox 360 video game system. (worthplaying.com)
  • Mass Effect" will take players to new depths for an action role-playing game, where they will be faced with morally complex decisions that have significant impact on the fate of all life in the galaxy. (worthplaying.com)
  • Mass Effect" will feature a huge cast of incredibly realistic non-player characters (NPCs), enemies and party members. (worthplaying.com)
  • To further the experience, "Mass Effect" will feature the voice talents of Seth Green, Lance Henriksen, Marina Sirtis and Keith David, well-known and respected Hollywood character actors. (worthplaying.com)
  • The reward system in "Mass Effect" is deep, well-integrated and extremely engaging. (worthplaying.com)


  • Mechanics Hall continues its Civil War Movie Series with a screening of the 1989 film "Glory" Sunday. (telegram.com)
  • Federal Screen Products continues to be one the the worlds premier manufacturers of Wedge Wire Screens (often referred to a Well Screens) and Wedge Wire Screens Systems components for water treatment systems. (environmental-expert.com)


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  • Atlantic Screen Manufacturing, Inc. (ASI) manufactures perforated and slotted pipes available in vertical, horizontal, and custom patterns. (environmental-expert.com)