Tag Archives: Time

‘To come close to death… you become more aware of just how precious your time is’ – Brian Kennedy is now cancer-free

Brian Kennedy on Cutting Edge, RTE One Brian Kennedy working out Photo: Damien Eagers Brian Kennedy was diagnosed last year. Photo: Dave Meehan Brian Kennedy Brian Kennedy ‘To come close to death… you become more aware of just how precious your time is’ – Brian Kennedy is now cancer-free Independent.ie Brian Kennedy was well aware… Read More »

Recommended time between smear tests could increase thanks to HPV test

Smear tests remove a sample of cells from the cervixLalocracio/Getty By Clare Wilson A new approach for cervical cancer screening set to begin this year in the UK could let women safely wait longer between tests. Existing forms of screening, sometimes known as the smear or pap test, involve brushing some cells from the neck… Read More »

Why it’s time to rethink the laws that keep our health data private – The Verge

In 1996, the year Congress passed its landmark health privacy law, there was no Apple Watch, no Fitbit, no Facebook support groups or patients tweeting about their medical care. Health data was between you, your doctor, and the health care system. More than two decades later, that law — the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability… Read More »