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You’re Covered! The 4 Preventative Scans Worth Scheduling

Does your health insurance provider offer benefits that you don’t know about? When it comes to staying healthy, more and more insurance companies are recognizing the value of preventative screening.

According to Eric Hargis, public policy adviser for the Colon Cancer Alliance, “Too many Americans are dying from a largely preventable disease that can almost always be treated if found early….this will save lives.”

With the ability to be more proactive,

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3D vs. 2D Mammograms: What’s the difference?

A mammogram is a low-dose x-ray of the breasts. Mammogram screening can detect breast cancer up to three years before a tumor can be felt during a breast exam. Without a cure for breast cancer, early detection is the very best defense.

When it comes to scheduling your mammogram, you will have the choice between 3D and 2D mammography.

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What is a Radiologist doing for your healthcare?

What is a Radiologist? A Radiologist is a physician who specializes in diagnosing and treating illness and injury with medical imaging techniques. This includes ultrasounds, x-rays, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computed tomography (CT), positron emission tomography (PET), and more. In addition to medical school, Radiologists must complete a residency of at least four years to gain postgraduate education specific to the field of radiology.

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Open MRI: What You Need to Know

Often when people think of MRIs, they think of loud, alarming noises, claustrophobia, and long periods of stillness. But that doesn’t have to be the experience. Now, more hospitals and imaging centers are turning to open MRIs as a more comfortable and stress-free alternative to traditional MRIs. If you or a loved one has recently been prescribed an MRI,

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5 Reasons You Might Want to Request an Open MRI Machine

For those who feel intimidated by a traditional MRI, an open MRI machine might be the perfect thing to put your mind at ease. Many patients prefer an open MRI because it’s less claustrophobic and makes them feel more comfortable. Do you think you need to request that your next MRI be in an open MRI machine?

a mom that needs a 3d mammogram

21 Ways to Celebrate the Moms in Your Life

We all know how hard moms work. Whether in the home or office, moms are always caring and providing for their family. This May, give the moms in your life some extra attention and spend some quality time celebrating their impact on your life. No matter your age, there are so many ways to show a mom you care.

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Why Healthy People Might Need a Heart Screening

For people with certain risk factors, a heart screening can be a wise part of your healthcare plan. Your heart is your body’s most critical muscle; take care of it! Here are some factors to consider if you’re thinking about a heart screening.

Family history of heart disease

Even fit,

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How Medical Imaging Helps You Track Weight Loss

Can medical imaging help you track and meet your weight loss goals? More than ever before, yes! With advanced technology like the True Body Index scan (now available at select Medical Imaging of Fredericksburg locations), you can be more in tune with your body than ever before.

How can a True Body Index scan help me track weight loss?

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Medical Imaging of Fredericksburg Receives Center of Excellence Designation

Hear from CEO, Ed Swager

The First and Only in Virginia

Medical Imaging of Fredericksburg (MIF), LLC and all five of its facilities, have just been designated as a Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence (DICOE) by the American College of Radiology (ACR). This designation represents the pinnacle of medical imaging services and accredits only those facilities that can demonstrate the highest levels of quality in both imaging practices and diagnostic care.

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