Posts by Dr. Steven Lipsky

How Effective is a Flu Shot? Comments Off on How Effective is a Flu Shot?

How Effective is a Flu Shot?

Posted by on Nov 13, 2018 in Uncategorized

An estimated 80,000 Americans died of flu and its complications last year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This tally, released last month, signifies one of the worst for flu fatalities that experts have seen in recent years.

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Lung Cancer Rates Are Now Higher for Women Than Men Comments Off on Lung Cancer Rates Are Now Higher for Women Than Men

Lung Cancer Rates Are Now Higher for Women Than Men

Posted by on Sep 13, 2018 in Women's Health

Lung cancer rates are now higher for women than men, according to a recent study.  This marks the first time this has ever occurred: Whereas the lung cancer rate in women was 12% lower than the male cancer rate from 1995-1999, from 2010-2014 the female lung cancer rate was 17% than that of men*.

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American Cancer Rate Is Falling, Study Shows Comments Off on American Cancer Rate Is Falling, Study Shows

American Cancer Rate Is Falling, Study Shows

Posted by on Jul 31, 2018 in Cancer

As the second leading cause of death, there’s no doubt that cancer is one of America’s most deadliest killers. However, a study published this past May suggests that cancer is actually affecting less American men and women in recent years.

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