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Imaging Tests and Cancer: Which Test is Best?

Today, imaging tests are more advanced than ever. And while they have been used to identify everything from broken bones to muscle damage, one of their primary uses is to discover cancerous cells and tumors within the body.

Bone Health: 5 Ways to Strengthen Your Bones

By 2020, half of all Americans 50 and older are expected to have osteoporosis — a medical condition in which your bones become brittle and fragile. Though osteoporosis predominantly affects those 50 and older, people are being diagnosed with the condition younger than ever before.

6 Myths About Sun Protection You Should Know

It’s happened to everyone — you come inside from a long day of working out in the yard, take one look at yourself in the mirror, and see your arms and back are sunburnt. While many of us simply brush it off, a sunburn is a clear sign that the DNA in your skin cells have been compromised by too much radiation.

The Dangerous Link Between Sugar and Cancer

It’s no surprise that too much sugar isn’t good for you. For years, doctor have warned people about the dangers of drinking too much soda and eating candy. But in addition to increasing your risk of cardiovascular disease, liver damage, and diabetes, it looks like sugar also affects your likelihood of having certain types of cancer.

The Science of Sleep: Why You Need 8 Hours

When it comes to getting a good night’s rest, eight is the magic number. Studies have shown that people who regularly sleep eight hours are more likely to feel energized throughout the day, have a greater attention span, and better memory. Despite this, the Center for Disease Control reports that one in three Americans don’t get enough sleep.

What Can I Expect During PRP Therapy at Medical Arts?

Imagine if you could use your body’s own materials to stimulate healing. It sounds too good to be true, right? But that’s exactly what Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy is doing.

5 Fascinating Ways Music Affects Your Brain

Have you ever noticed that you get twice as much work done when you have your headphones in? No, it’s not all in your imagination — you actually do get more work done with your headphones in. But the power of music doesn’t stop there. Music has the ability to manipulate so much about how we perceive the world around us.

8 Tips for Breast Cancer Survivors

As of March 2017, there are 3.1 million breast cancer survivors living in the United States. That’s 3.1 million people whose lives have been forever changed. For many of them, their goal after cancer treatment is simply just to go back to normal life. So much of your cancer recovery is out of your control, but there are a few things you can do to reduce your likelihood of your breast cancer recurring, and live a happy, healthy life.

The Link Between College Binge Drinking and Heart Disease

College — a time many people consider “the best years of their life.” For many students, college is the first time they are given the opportunity to make their own decisions about how they live their day-to-day life. So it’s not surprising that this is the time when many students begin to drink or take advantage of alcohol.

How DAT Scans are Helping Those With Parkinson's

Until recently, doctors have had to rely on clinical evaluations and blood tests to identify Parkinson’s — a disease that affects one out of every 100 people above the age of 60. But despite even the best testing methods available, many doctors’ diagnosis was still inconclusive, as the symptoms of Parkinson’s mirror many other movement disorders. But recently, researchers have begun utilizing a Dopamine Transporter (DaT) Scan to help better identify Parkinson’s in people of all ages.