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Quick History of Neuroimaging

Humans have dedicated thousands of years to studying and observing the brain, gaining more knowledge every century. Here is a look at how far we've come - from drilling holes into the brain to noninvasive digital imaging techniques.

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month - September

After skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men. In fact, about 1 in 7 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime. While prostate cancer can be a serious disease, more than 2.9 million men in the US count themselves as prostate cancer survivors.

Reasons to Get a CT Lung Screening

Screening for lung cancer, before any symptoms are present, can help find the cancer at an early stage. View our infographic to learn more and see if you are a candidate for lung cancer screening.

Do I Need a CT After My Head Trauma?

You get a cut on your arm and have it treated with bandages or maybe even stitches, but what about injuries that you can’t see, such as head trauma? Concussions are difficult to diagnose because there are no visible signs of the injury and people often attribute their symptoms, like having a headache, to a stressful day at work.

Is CT Imaging Safe?

Is CT imaging safe? A question most people ask once they learn they need a scan can now be answered with a pretty good degree of certainty – yes! Science fiction movies have given radiation a “bad rap,” but CT scans are perfectly safe when used in moderation. In fact, scans today use half the radiation they did a decade ago and are no more harmful than electronic devices most people use everyday.

General Myths vs. Facts on Imaging Exams

With new medical advancements and technology coming to the forefront each day, it may be hard to distinguish between myth and fact. Many people turn to unreliable sources on the internet to help answer their questions. As such we’re here to clear up some common misconceptions and the actualities about common imaging scans.

Men’s Health Month

June is Men’s Health Month, a time dedicated to raising awareness of preventable diseases common among males as well as encouraging regular checkups. Alarming statistics show that men do not see physicians for a physical exam nearly as often as women and suffer higher mortality rates for the top causes of death.