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The 'Choosing Wisely' campaign is five years old

The 'Choosing Wisely' campaign is five years old; why we should all be celebrating its success

The campaign’s purpose is to help all of us make more rational, evidence-based and, ultimately, safer decisions about our health care.

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Colonoscopy should follow positive FIT within 9 months, researchers conclude

Waiting longer than nine months raises the cancer risk — as well as the risk of having advanced-stage disease when the cancer is diagnosed, the study found.

Aerobic exercise and resistance training can strengthen cognitive abilities in midlife, study reports

“Exercise of between 45 and 60 [minutes] in duration, of moderate or vigorous intensity and of any frequency or length is beneficial to cognitive function,” researchers said.