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World Cancer Day

Today is World Cancer Day - a global event meant to raise awareness by encouraging a dialogue about cancer.

Recent Study: Cancer Mortality Continues to Drop

In a recent report on cancer incidence and mortality by the American Cancer Society, there has been a 23% drop in the cancer death rate since its peak in 1991. This translates to more than 1.7 million cancer deaths averted through 2012!

Snow Safety Tips

According to the New York Times, roughly 20 deaths have been linked to this weekend’s weather - six in particular involved shoveling snow. As of last night, three of the known shoveling deaths were in New York City, two were on Long Island, and one was in Maryland. From all of us at Medical Arts Radiology, we want everyone to be safe! To help you stay safe now and for future snow storms, we want to offer some tips for safely shoveling snow:

Behind The Scenes with MAR

The Medical Arts Radiology Team at our Company Holiday Party at Watermill Caterers!

Sports Related Concussions and What To Do

With January bringing Winter Sports TBI Awareness into focus, listed here are a few ways to not only tell if you may be suffering from a concussion, but what your options are when seeking help:

A Comprehensive Guide to TBI’s

In light of National Winter Sports TBI Awareness Month, we wanted to highlight some of the key points in identifying a TBI and understanding what you can do should it occur:

Congratulations to Our Raffle Winners!

Thank you to everyone who made it out to the Smith Haven Mall this past weekend. We hope you continue into this New Year in the giving spirit just as we have.

Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions

Did you know that 40 percent of American adults make New Year’s Resolutions - and only about half keep their resolutions for at least six months? Whatever the excuse, this new year we want to help you stick to your resolutions for becoming a healthier you.

Understanding Imaging Tests

Imaging tests - like x-rays, mammograms, and MRI to name a few - are ways to let doctors see what’s happening within your body. These tests send forms of energy like sound waves or magnetic fields through your body and as the energy changes patterns due to body tissues, an image or picture is created. With these pictures, doctors are able to see normal body structures and functions as well as any abnormalities due to diseases like cancer.

4 Steps to a Healthy Holiday Season

Keep your holidays merry and bright - by making your health and safety a priority. See below for some important steps to having a healthy holiday season: