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Preparing for a Mammogram

Like any medical procedure, it’s natural to be nervous. Rest assured mammography is a very safe procedure, using low doses of radiation to produce high quality X-ray images of the breast. To help make this first mammogram and every mammogram after a little less stressful here are a few steps you can take to prepare.

5 Ways To Keep Calm During Your MRI

It’s not uncommon to feel anxious before a medical procedure, including something non-invasive like an MRI scan. Up until recently, MRIs involved lying down and sliding your body into a tight fitting tube, spurring feelings of distress and claustrophobia. Recent developments however have widened these tubes and in some cases allowed for more open space or upright positions. Should you be preparing for your MRI scan and starting to get antsy, we wanted to share some tips for keeping calm.

Medical Arts Radiology | Mammogram Commercial

An x-ray style commercial by Medical Arts Radiology showcasing a patient’s first Mammogram. All of our 6 Long Island locations, we provide you with the best doctors and technology, including the latest 3D mammography which detects abnormalities better, causing fewer call-backs. Top to it off, we even offer same-day results!

Congress Must Act on Mammography Access

The United States Preventive Services Task Force recommendations would restrict access to mammograms for women under 50. Supporters of new draft recommendations on breast cancer screening acknowledge, “we are going to miss some cancers.” Are we willing to lose thousands of women every year?

Meet Our Physicians (Part 2)

From X-rays to MRIs, and mammography to ultrasound, our board-certified radiologists take pride in helping you navigate the intricacies of modern imaging technology so you receive the best medical care possible.

Can Exercise Make Cancer Treatments More Effective?

Exercise, important for overall healthy living, may give hope to yet another benefit - the right amount of exercise at the right time could possibly make cancer treatments such as radiation and chemotherapy more effective.

Men’s Health - Cancer Screenings at Every Age

Screening tests - the best tool to detect cancer as early as possible, even if a person shows no symptoms. While the choices you make regarding your diet, fitness routine, and lifestyle habits can affect your risk for developing cancer and other diseases, skipping recommended cancer screenings can also play a part. In honor of Men’s Health Month (and Men’s Health Week) - the below are some important tests recommended to each age group.

How Can You Reduce Your Risk of Heart Disease This Summer?

Heart disease is the number one leading cause of death in America - with high blood pressure and high LDL cholesterol as key risk factors for the disease. While lowering blood pressure and cholesterol doesn’t just happen overnight, there are some immediate steps you can take to start reducing your risk of heart disease this summer - starting with a heart healthy diet. So in honor of National Men’s Health Week, at this weekend’s Father’s Day BBQ offer some of the below heart-healthy choices:

National Men’s Health Week

It’s fitting that leading up to Father’s Day this Sunday, is National Men’s Health Week. After all, there’s no better way to remind Dad how much you love and value him, than to show your commitment to his health. This week be sure to encourage Dad, or the man in your life, to make just a few, small lifestyle changes to increase his chances of a longer, healthier life.

Medical Arts Radiology | MRI Commercial

An x-ray style commercial by Medical Arts Radiology showcasing a patient’s first MRI. At any of our 6 convenient Long Island locations, we proudly feature the best doctors, as well as the latest in high tech equipment, and same-day results.