Cardiac Scoring – What to Expect

Cardiac scoring, which is sometimes referred to as a heart scan or a calcium score, is a non-invasive CT scan of the heart. The test is designed to calculate your risk of developing Coronary Artery Disease (aka CAD) by measuring the amount of calcified plaque in your coronary arteries.

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Get a Lung Scan – They’ll Love It!

If you’re a smoker, your family is understandably concerned about your health. Lung cancer is a scary prospect, and they worry about you. They’d rather you didn’t smoke. You’d rather you didn’t smoke, too.  Kudos to you for your efforts to quit – please don’t give up! If you have quit in the last 15 years or are still smoking,

Making Breast Cancer Awareness Month Practical

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and every year this month serves as a way to increase awareness about breast cancer, raise money for research, and educate women on early detection. In  October, women everywhere, and the families of those suffering from breast cancer will wear pink, walk, fund raise, and participate in a variety of events designed to support those fighting the illness.

Hold a Mammo & ManiCURE Party for Your Group

You can encourage greater health among friends and co-workers by having some fun while you encourage women to receive their annual mammogram.  The Imaging Center for Women, a facility uniquely designed with women in mind, offers free party style Mammo and ManiCure events in which a mini-manicure and refreshments are provided at no cost.

Cardiac Scoring – The Lower the Number, the Better

Typically, CT scans are used to diagnosis an illness or injury. But did you know that they can also be used as part of a preventative heart health plan? Cardiac scoring CT scans are used to provide your physician with information regarding your cardiac health by detecting the presence of calcium within your arteries.

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If you want value in medical care, it pays to compare.

Our knowledge about the value offered by various medical providers can help us make more informed medical choices. Like everything else that we shop for, we have choices when it comes to medical treatment, medicine and medical services (such as imaging). Where Are Our Priorities? What is on the top of our mind when comparing [...]

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