Coronary Calcium Scanning: Who needs it and who doesn’t?

Coronary Calcium Scanning: Who needs it and who doesn’t?

If you could have a painless, non-invasive test to check for the build-up of plaque in your coronary arteries, would you do it, even if it were not covered by most insurance policies? Well, there is. A heart scan, or coronary calcium scan, uses computed tomography (CT) technology to check for the accumulation of calcium in plaque on the walls of the arteries of the heart, and it can be Read more »
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September 18, 2013
The Challenges of Pregnancy after 35

The Challenges of Pregnancy after 35

If you’re 35 years old or older and considering starting a family, you’re not alone. In fact the number of women having babies later in life has been growing steadily. According to a report by the National Vital Statistics System, between 2000 and 2008, when the pregnancy rates of women in their early 20s fell nearly 18%, the rate for women from 35 to 39 increased from 67.5 to 78.5 Read more »
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September 18, 2013
New Guidelines for Prostate Screening

New Guidelines for Prostate Screening

Clarification or Continued Confusion? According to the American Cancer Society, other than skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common among American men. About one man in every six will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime. The good news is that prostate screening can help doctors catch developing cancer before it becomes life threatening and in the majority of cases, it can be treated successfully. That’s easy right? Screening Read more »
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July 09, 2013
Shaking out the Truth About SALT

Shaking out the Truth About SALT

By Rebecca Turner, MS, RD, CSSD, LD “I don’t use too much salt. I never salt my food at the table…” Ever heard one of those statements? Ever made those statements? Does “salt guilt” leave you confused and defensive about your sodium intake? What if I reminded you salt is necessary for life? It’s true. In fact, salt is critical for the overall maintenance of our bodies. Together with potassium, salt Read more »
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July 09, 2013
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