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New Year’s Health Resolutions

When it comes to New Year’s Resolutions, often times people shoot for the moon - only to fail. There's a reason for that and we have some tips to help avoid it!

How to Volunteer this Holiday Season

Between the hustle and bustle of the mall, and the pressure to find “the perfect gift,” we can often lose sight of what the holiday season is really about. Make the holiday season a bit brighter for children staying in the hospital this year, by volunteering your time or goods to a hospital or charity this season.

7 of the Worst Winter Illnesses

With four months of winter weather still to come, make sure you know how to protect yourself among the seven most popular winter illnesses.

PRP Therapy: Who Can Benefit

A few years ago, Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy was credited with possibly saving the careers of high profile athletes like Tiger Woods and Dodgers' pitcher Takashi Saito. But athletes aren't the only ones who benefit from PRP therapy. Believe it or not, the millions of adults who suffer from tendinitis and osteoarthritis would benefit from PRP injections.

Lung Cancer in Non Smokers

Rarely do healthy, nonsmokers think they can even get lung cancer, but unfortunately it is more common than you may think. Every year, it is estimated that as much as 20% of lung cancer diagnoses are seen in patients that have never smoked.

Medical Arts Radiology - Toys for Tots Drop off Location

Medical Arts Radiology is once again proud to be an official drop off site for the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation! As you finish up your Cyber Monday shopping, we hope you’d consider purchasing a small gift for a child in need. We will be collecting toy donations at all of our nine locations through December 21st.

Superfoods to Include This Thanksgiving

What better way to show you care than with a Thanksgiving meal full of low calorie, cancer fighting foods. The average Thanksgiving meal (and the following week’s leftovers) can be close to 3000 calories - well over the recommended daily limit. Obesity has been linked to uterus, breast, colon, liver, and prostate cancer (among several others), as well as type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure and stroke. So as Thanksgiving approaches, remember to enjoy the holiday without overdoing it.

November is Stomach Cancer Awareness Month

This year, roughly 700,000 people throughout the world will lose their lives to stomach cancer, making it the second leading cause of cancer related death worldwide.

November 17th is The Great American Smokeout

This November 17th is The Great American Smokeout - a program developed by the American Cancer Society to raise awareness of the dangers of smoking and encourage smokers to quit once and for all. Make 2016 the year you quit smoking with a few of these helpful tips.

November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

Pancreatic cancer forms in the pancreas, just below the stomach, because of abnormal or rapid cell growth. The cause of most pancreatic cancers is unknown and is one of the deadliest of all cancers. In fact, just 2-10 percent of those diagnosed survive five years.