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9 Healthcare and Safety Items Every Home Needs

“Hope for the best, plan for the worst” — it’s one of the few expressions that could actually save your life one day.

The Invisible Symptoms of a Concussion

Concussions aren’t just dangerous because they impact the most complex and arguably necessary organ in your body. They’re dangerous because they often present with very few (if any) symptoms.

It's True, an Athlete's Own Blood Can Cure Them

Researchers have discovered that with a little assistance from a needle and centrifuge, your body has the power to heal itself faster than ever before. That’s right, we’re talking about platelet-rich plasma therapy.

What's the Difference Between an X-ray, MRI and a CT Scan?

We’re setting the record straight by breaking down the three most popular imaging techniques used today — an x-ray, CT scan, and an MRI.

8 Tips to Help Someone With Claustrophobia Get Through an MRI

Whether you have been diagnosed with claustrophobia or are just a little nervous about your upcoming MRI scan, here are a few things that may help you get through an MRI successfully.

21 Creative Ways to Drink More Water

Whether you try to reach eight glasses a day or “do your own thing,” the truth is that most of us aren’t drinking enough water. And honestly, it’s not because we don’t want to, but because we forget to.

What is a Fluoroscopy?

If you were to think of an X-ray as a picture, than a fluoroscopy would be like a movie. Unlike an X-ray, which shows just an image of your body, a fluoroscopy can obtain real-time, moving images of what’s happening inside your body, as it happens.

How Should I Prepare for an Ultrasound?

An ultrasound is a noninvasive diagnostic imaging procedure that uses high-frequency sound waves to capture images of the inside of your body. Unlike other imaging techniques, ultrasounds use no radiation.

How are COPD and Lung Cancer Connected?

While they’re two very distinct diseases, research shows that COPD and lung cancer are more closely related than we previously thought.

Helpful Tips for Maintaining Your Spine Health

While back problems are all too common, so are the many things you can do to improve your spine health.