Tuesday, March 3, 2015

March 2015: Volunteering for clinical research; Colorectal cancer; Alcohol-medication risks; Measles; Complementary and integrative health

NIH News in Health, a monthly newsletter from the National Institutes ofHealth, part of the Department of Health and Human Services
Check out the March issue of NIH News in Health, the monthly newsletter bringing you practical health news and tips based on the latest NIH research:
Illustration of 9 men and women of differing ages and ethnicities. Be a Partner in Clinical Research Help Others, Help Yourself Whether you’re healthy or sick, young or old, male or female, you're probably eligible to participate in clinical research. Your participation may help to improve medical care. Read more about volunteering for clinical research.
Illustration of a woman checking her calendar and talking on the phone. Better Check Your Bowels Screening for Colon and Rectal Cancer No matter how busy you feel, if you're age 50 or older you should make time to talk with your doctor about getting screened for colorectal cancer. Read more about screening for colorectal cancer.
Health Capsules:
Are You at Risk for Alcohol-Medication Interactions?
Measles: Preventable with Vaccines
Featured Website: National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health

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