CNN – Breast cancer testing guidelines out of date, missing genetic screening, says study

The current guidelines for genetic testing of breast cancer patients limit the number of women who can get tested. Because of these restrictions, these tests miss as many patients with hereditary cancers as they find, according to a study published Monday in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

USA Today – Tempted to eat raw cookie dough? ‘Just say no,’ CDC warns

Don’t eat raw cookie dough or cake mixes, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning people this holiday season.

NJ.com – 86 people may have been exposed to measles at event as N.J. outbreak continues

As many as 86 people might have been exposed to the measles at a private, invitation-only event in Ocean County, where an outbreak has continued to spread since October, health officials said.

NPR – Exercise wins: fit seniors can have hearts that look 30 years younger

People in their 70s who have been exercising regularly for decades seem to have put a brake on the aging process, maintaining the heart, lung, and muscle fitness of healthy people at least 30 years younger.

Yahoo! Finance – ‘It didn’t happen overnight’: How the U.S. opioid crisis got so bad

After President Trump signed the nation’s newest opioid law into effect in October 2018, some people raised questions about whether the legislation would be effective and how opioid addiction became such a big problem in the first place.