Category Archives: CT Scan

Preventing Traumatic Brain Injuries

Do you remember when you were a child and your parents would constantly warn you to wear a helmet if you went bike riding? Or when your coach would insist you wear your helmet for baseball and football practice? While at the time it may have felt as though they were being overprotective, the truth… Read More »


What You Should Know About the Thyroid

At some point, you may have heard the phrases underactive thyroid, overactive thyroid, Hypothyroidism, Hyperthyroidism, etc… and wondered what they meant. January is Thyroid Awareness Month and in honor of that, we’re going to dive deep into this butterfly-shaped endocrine gland and what you should know about it.   As the U.S. National Library of Medicine… Read More »


9 Ways To Improve Your Digestive Health

When it comes to your digestive health, you want everything to run smoothly. The food and beverages you consume as well as your lifestyle can have a direct impact on how your body digests what you put into it. While most people know that drinking plenty of water, adding fiber to your diet, and regular… Read More »


The Differences Between a Stroke and a TIA

Did you know that every year, nearly 800,000 people have a stroke in the United States alone? Or that of those people nearly 140,000 Americans die as a result of having a stroke? In this post we’ll give you more facts about strokes, and we’ll dispel some common misconceptions. We’ll also give you preventative steps… Read More »


Take a Breath for Women’s Lung Health Week

May 12 through the 18 is known as Women’s Lung Health Week. Now, you might be wondering, why would there be a week specifically for women’s lung health, when men suffer from lung ailments as well. Believe it or not, there are some distinct differences in men versus women in terms of lung function. Importance… Read More »


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5 Types of Meningitis and Tips For Prevention

World Meningitis Day is April 24, and believe it or not, there are actually five types of meningitis! When most people think of meningitis, it’s usually bacterial and viral. However, there are also three additional types including fungal, parasitic, and non-infectious meningitis. In this post we’re going to break down all five types of meningitis… Read More »


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7 Interesting Facts About Kidney Health

A few of the procedures our clients sometimes need include what’s known as KUB (Kidneys, Ureter, Bladder) X-Rays and CT scans of the Abdomen and/or Pelvis to look at the kidneys. March happens to be National Kidney Month and because of the procedures we do, we know a few things about these bean-shaped organs! Today,… Read More »


5 Tips For a Healthier Heart

Two of the procedures that our patients sometimes come in for, are a CT coronary angiogram and a cardiac MRI. A computerized tomography (CT) coronary angiogram is an imaging test that allows your doctor to look at the arteries supplying blood to your heart. When you have this test, it provides a 2-dimensional image that… Read More »


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Flu Vaccinations – What You Need to Know

It’s a debate that comes up every single year. To get a flu shot, or not to get a flu shot? In this post, we’ll cover many of the things you need to know about flu vaccinations including the pros and cons of flu vaccinations, complications that can occur, and much more. Isn’t the flu… Read More »


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November is Dedicated to COPD and Lung Cancer Awareness

Breathe easy! November is dedicated to lung health in that both COPD Awareness and Lung Cancer Awareness are observed this month. It’s sad but true, lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the third leading cause of death in the United States. Today, we’ll talk… Read More »


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