Millennials and Cancer Risk
I was recently surprised to learn from a recent study that shows millennials (individuals born from 1980 - 1995) are at an increased risk for colorectal cancer.
The study, found in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute*, warns the data should be a sign that this generation faces an epidemic of digestive diseases - and suggests we begin screening people in their early 20s, rather than in their 60s.
Nov 11 - Tarrant County Public Health has identified a 26th imported case of Zika virus in the county. Local transmission has not been detected and surveillance continues. A private laboratory received, tested and confirmed the sample.
Nov 3 - Tarrant County Public Health has identified a 25th imported case of Zika virus in the county. Local transmission has not been detected and surveillance continues.
Oct 26 - Tarrant County Public Health reported today the first West Nile Virus-associated death of the 2016 season. The death involved a senior adult with underlying medical conditions.