Catching Colorectal Cancer Early Everyone aged 45 or older should get screened for colorectal cancer, says a new recommendation from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. (The American Cancer Society has had similar advice since 2018.) Size Matters Bigger servings lead to bigger snacks. People consumed nearly 300 calories’ worth of popcorn when given a small (3½ oz.) bag—but nearly 400 calories when given a large (7 oz.) bag—to eat while watching TV in a university lab. DASH Diets & Inflammation A DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet may do more than lower your blood pressure. Cycle, Run, Walk, Dance, Repeat Exercise plus a weight-loss drug can help keep pounds off and boost fitness, says a study funded by the drug’s manufacturer.