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2017 New Year’s Resolutions Check In!

Making a New Year’s resolution is the fun part, it’s keeping it that’s the hard part. Whether you have lost some motivation, or are part of the other 50% still going strong, here are some goals you can easily set for February to improve your health!

Recent Study: Link Between Stress and Heart Attacks

If your New Year's resolution was to stress less, we have an important reason as to why you should follow through. In a recent study, researchers used brain imaging techniques to find that people with more active amygdalas have a higher risk of heart attack or stroke.

Report: Cancer Death Rate Down 25 Percent Since 1991

According to the annual statistics reporting from the American Cancer Society, death rates from cancer have dropped 25 percent since its peak in 1991. Due to certain lifestyle changes (decrease in smokers), coupled with advancements in cancer treatments and earlier detection — we’ve averted millions of deaths!

Top 5 Health News Stories of 2016

From new findings in cancer risk factors to the long-term effects of chemo on childhood cancer survivors - this year brought no shortage of health-related articles to the surface. Here are our picks for top 5 significant headlines from 2016:

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.

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 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.