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Sports Injury: What Kind of Tests Will Your Doctor Perform

Sports Injury: What Kind of Tests Will Your Doctor Perform
Whether you are getting ready for the spring training season or just looking to boost your fitness level, sports injuries are a concern. Imaging is a critical diagnostic tool because the pictures tell a story about your body and what isn't working right. Your doctor will likely order imaging tests in order to make a diagnosis and create a working c...
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Why Would You Need a MSK Ultrasound

Why Would You Need a MSK Ultrasound
The human musculoskeletal system is made up of hundreds of pieces – some of them very small – designed to work together to provide movement. When you stand up and walk across the room, you engaged hundreds of moving parts in the process. Ordering specific imaging procedures is a way physicians can get a better understanding of an injury or deformit...
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What You Need to Know about a Coronary Calcium Scan

What You Need to Know about a Coronary Calcium Scan
February is the month that hearts shine all over the world and it is also when health care professionals work to raise awareness about all things coronary. In other words, February is American Heart Health Month and a good time for you to look closely at your lifestyle to see what you can do to be heart smart this year. Part of your plan may includ...
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You Deserve the Benefits of a 3D Mammogram

You Deserve the Benefits of a 3D Mammogram
This year your physician may suggest you make a change. Instead of a traditional mammogram, the type you have read about or experienced for yourself at a radiology center, the doctor may want to take advantage of emerging technology that provides a more comprehensive and in-depth view of breast tissue.  About 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed wit...
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Do You Drink Alcohol? You Could Be Putting Yourself at Serious Risk for Breast Cancer

Do You Drink Alcohol? You Could Be Putting Yourself at Serious Risk for Breast Cancer
Diagnostic imaging tools like MRI scans and 3D mammograms can reveal breast cancer, but they can't tell you how or why that cancer developed. Now, a new study sheds light on one major possible source of invasive breast cancer: alcohol. The connection between alcohol consumption and cancer was officially declared a threat by the World Health Or...
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Types of Mammography and How They Differ

Types of Mammography and How They Differ
Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among women in the United States, and about one in eight American women will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. In 2015, an estimated 231,840 new cases of invasive breast cancer were expected to be diagnosed in women, along with 60,290 new cases of non-invasive b...
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Everything You Should Know Before Going for a Mammogram

Everything You Should Know Before Going for a Mammogram
Early detection is the most crucial part of preventing breast cancer, one of the most common forms of cancer in women. In fact, about 12% of women will develop breast cancer over the course of their lifetime -- most of which can be caught early on through routine mammograms. Here is everything you should know about 3D mammography tomosynthesis in o...
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Radiology Imaging and Pregnancy: What You Need to Know

Radiology Imaging and Pregnancy: What You Need to Know
When you're pregnant and your doctor recommends a form of radiology imaging or refers you to a diagnostic imaging center , you may have some questions. Aren't X-rays and radiology potentially harmful to unborn children? The answer is not as definitive as you may think. Read on to learn more about safe radiology practices during pregnancy. It takes ...
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