Running vs. Walking: The Pros and Cons of Both

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Can’t decide between running and walking? Take a look at the advantages and disadvantage of both. Running and walking are two of the most popular activities available. They are both affordable (you can’t beat free!) and easy to start. You don’t need to pay a gym membership, purchase a workout DVD, or learn advanced techniques...
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Increasing Bone Density

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Find out what you can do to keep your bones strong, healthy, and dense. Bone density is an important health subject for every person. All too often, we don’t think about our bones, let alone take action to keep them healthy, until we have a fracture. However, a strong frame of dense, healthy bones helps...
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Dyslexia Diagnosis: Another Potential Tool for MRI Scans

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Diagnosing dyslexia takes years, but MRI scanning could bring faster results and better treatment for young children. Dyslexia makes learning to read extremely difficult. A child or adult with dyslexia might be perfectly bright and intelligent in other areas, but they struggle to manipulate the sounds and letters of language. It’s a troubling problem for...
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Dense Breasts: What it Means and How it Affects Your Health

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If your doctor says you have dense breasts, it means unique challenges for important medical procedures. Dense breast may be a term you’ve heard from your friends, doctor, or on the news. But what does this term mean, and how does it affect you? It’s an important topic that all women and men should understand....
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The American Cancer Society’s New Guidelines: What They Mean for Women

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21st century breast care is constantly changing. Find out what the new American Cancer Society guidelines mean for you. The American Cancer Society (ACS) is one of the leading sources of information, research, and recommendations for cancer of all types, including breast cancer. In 2015, the ACS sought out to review their breast cancer literature...
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New MRI-Guided Catheter Could Revolutionize Stroke Treatment

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Learn about the new catheter that uses an MRI to deliver faster results for stroke diagnosis and treatment A new advancement from the University of California San Francisco may change the face of ischemic stroke treatment, giving doctors quicker access to vital information. At the center of this innovation is a scan procedure we are...
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7 Ways to Be Productive and Stress-Free in a Waiting Room

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Find out how you can be productive and get more from your time while in the waiting room Sitting in the waiting room can be frustrating. Even the shortest wait can seem like hours, causing frustration, anxiety and stress. At POM MRI, we want you to have peace of mind (that’s what the POM in...
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Medical Imaging: A Vital Tool in Early Cancer Diagnosis

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Why early cancer diagnosis is important, and how MRIs, CT scans, and other imaging procedures can help Cancer is one of the most difficult diseases for individuals and families to deal with. This frightening health condition is one of the largest causes of death, and it has effected, directly or otherwise, almost every person in...
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How To Make Your Wait for Test Results Less Stressful

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Waiting for medical test results can be unnerving, but these tips can help you relax As much as we try to make CT scans, MRIs, mammograms, and other important medical exams as stress-free as possible, we realize that it’s not always easy for patients to remain calm. In a previous blog, we discussed how to...
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5 Common Holiday-Related Injuries (And How to Avoid Them!)

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While the holiday season is a wonderful time for family, friends, and festivities, it’s actually one of the most dangerous times of the year. With so much activity, it’s not surprising that many people are injured during the holidays. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, there were 15,000 injuries that involved holiday decorating...
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Notable Sports Injuries From the Last Month

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These are some of the most significant injuries sustained over the last month of 2015 The life of an athlete can be dangerous. From muscle pulls to head injuries, athlete’s bodies take a lot of abuse. Fortunately, we have advanced testing like MRIs, x-rays, and CT scans that can help identify problems and target to...
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Scanxiety: How to Manage Nerves During a Diagnostic MRI Scan

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MRIs can trigger your anxiety and claustrophobia, but these tips can help you relax Do you experience panic or anxiety at the mere thought of an MRI? While these procedures are vital for diagnosing a wide range of issues, the small space and moving parts have been known to trigger claustrophobia. With these tips, however,...
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