July 26, 2016

health tests


  • Blood Pressure: Getting It Right

    Blood Pressure: Getting It Right

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Getting your blood pressure measured may seem straightforward, but readings are often not as accurate as they should be. As a result, recent research suggests, many people may be misdiagnosed.

  • Colonoscopy After 75
    Wellness Tip

    Colonoscopy After 75

    by Berkeley Wellness

    At what age should you stop having screening colonoscopies? Current guidelines say most people ages 76 to 85 can go without colorectal cancer screenings. But guidelines aren't always followed.

  • Colon Cancer Screening Choices
    Be Well

    Colon Cancer Screening Choices

    by John Swartzberg, M.D.

    You’re a healthy 55-year-old and at no increased risk for colon cancer. Should you be screened? Absolutely. But how should you be screened? This question has generated a big debate in the medical profession.