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1. Genotype Affects Aspirin, Colon Cancer Link. Aspirin’s preventive effect on colorectal cancer is limited to tumors without BRAF gene mutations.
2. Honey, Cola May Disrupt Heart. A detailed history of patients with arrhythmia or syncope might need to include their cola intake or the origin of the honey they consume.
3. USPSTF: Screen ‘Boomers’ for HCV. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has agreed that all baby boomers should be offered a hepatitis C (HCV) test.