Results for "Imaging"

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Differences Between Mammography and Thermography in Breast Health
When it comes to taking care of your body, staying informed about your health is important. One area that is particularly crucial for many people, especially...
October 27
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The Truth Behind 10 Breast Cancer Myths
Chances are you know someone who has had breast cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer accounts for about 30% of all new cancers...
September 21
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What a HIDA Scan Can Tell You About Your Gallbladder Health
Abdominal pain can be tough to diagnose because so many different health problems can cause it. If you have abdominal pain and your doctor suspects there’s...
July 23
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Scanxiety: Tips for Coping with Anxiety About Cancer Scans
If you have cancer or are a cancer survivor, you’ll likely undergo medical imaging scans to screen for, diagnose, stage or monitor your cancer for recurrence...
May 29
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Here’s What to Know if Your Doctor Says You Need an Endoscopy
If you have symptoms such as abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting, heartburn or difficulty swallowing and your doctor doesn’t know why, you might need some...
February 21
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When Your Doctor Might Want You to Have a Fluoroscopy Exam
X-rays are the workhorses of imaging inside your body. They’ve been a routine tool to help diagnose medical problems for nearly 100 years, and they’re...
June 08
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First Mammogram? 10 Facts to Ease Your Fears
Anxiety is a common reason (and strong motivator) for people to hold off from doing something, but don’t let it stop you from getting your first mammogram. You...
May 12
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Expert Advice to Prevent Gagging During an Endoscopy
Do you have a sensitive gag reflex? This sensitivity can lead to significant difficulties with swallowing pills and tolerating dental work and endoscopic...
March 03
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How to Find Out if Your Bones Are as Strong as They Should Be
As you get older, your bones can become thinner and weaker. That means you could be at a higher risk of developing osteoporosis or even fracturing a bone. A...
November 05
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A Lump Showed Up on Your Abdominal CT Scan. Now What?
Your doctor sends you for a CT scan to evaluate a health concern, and the scan turns up a completely unrelated finding—a nodule or lump on your adrenal...
June 30