Chest Xrays

What are the top X-Ray requests? There are many types of X-rays. The most common ones are chest, fractures, mammography and for urinary tract conditions.  1. Chest X-rays Chest X-rays are the most common type of diagnostic x-ray. It’s photos show the heart, lungs, blood vessels, airways, chest, spine and bones.  They can detect cancer, infection…

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Bones

Healthy bones is important for everyone. Here are three things you can do to be proactive and strengthen your bones. 1. Eat healthy to strengthen bones Incorporate as many vegetables as possible into your diet, specifically green and yellow vegetables.  Consume onions regularly in your diet, especially if you are a female. A study in…

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Vitamin D

Vitamin D is necessary for healthy bones. The body needs vitamin D to absorb calcium and promote bone health. Vitamin D deficiency has been linked to breast cancer, colon cancer, prostate cancer, heart disease, depression, weight gain, etc.  Here are 5 ways to make sure you get enough vitamin D. 1. Sunlight Sunlight is arguably…

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Osteoporosis causes bones to become weak and fragile which causes them to break easily. Minor bumps or falls can cause a bone break with osteoporosis. Worldwide, osteoporosis causes fractures in one in three women and one in five men aged 50 years and over. With early intervention, osteoporosis can be prevented.  Here are five steps…

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We all age and while we cannot control that, we can control how we age. Factors such as what food you eat and if you exercise play a role in how you age. Continue reading to learn how you can promote active aging. 1. Exercise to promote active aging Experts recommend you go for a…

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Mobile Ultrasounds

Mobile imaging is useful for everyone. Patients, caretakers and medical staff find it useful. Here are seven ways mobile ultrasounds can be useful for you, no matter what your role is. 1. Convenience Mobile ultrasounds reduce the need to move patients between facilities. Mobile imaging takes ultrasounds to patients regardless of their location.  Moving old…

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Summer is finally here! Keep yourself safe from the heat with these six health tips. 1. Go outside in off hours Choose early in the morning or late in the evenings to run your errands, exercise and do yard work. You’ll avoid the hottest and brightest times of the day. 2. Keep your car cool…

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Falls are troublesome at any age but especially for older adults. The CDC estimates that more than 800,000 people land in the hospital due to an injury from a fall. Since falls can cause traumatic injury and long term damage, it’s best to avoid them altogether. Here are 5 tips to help keep you safe…

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Spring into healthy habits

After a long and cold winter, the weather is finally warming up. Kick off spring on the right foot with a few healthy habits to keep your body feeling top notch.  1. Exercise  Spring is a great time to start an exercise regimen. Warmer weather makes it easier to get outside for long walks, play…

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