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How does a CT scan show heart blockage?

Perhaps nothing is more concerning than feeling like there is something wrong with your heart. If you are having a medical emergency, dial 9-1-1. If you aren’t having an emergency, and you feel...

December 4, 2023 – 10 min read

Exploring the Advantages of the Advanced Open MRI

Your doctor has suggested an MRI for you. If the enclosed structure of a traditional MRI machine is causing anxiety, you might be interested in exploring alternative MRI options to ensure you receive...

November 27, 2023 – 5 min read

What should I know about discussing my brain MRI results with my healthcare provider?

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a helpful tool for better understanding and diagnosing certain illnesses and injuries. A brain MRI is a secure and non-invasive way to see detailed images of the inside...

November 27, 2023 – 12 min read

Why did my healthcare provider order a chest ultrasound?

Your healthcare provider recommended a chest ultrasound because it provides very insightful imaging results for certain health concerns. We know you might feel a little nervous if you’ve never had a chest ultrasound,...

November 22, 2023 – 13 min read

Why did my ENT recommend a sinus CT scan?

If you’re reading this, chances are your ENT (Ear, Nose and Throat) specialist, also called an otolaryngologist, has recommended a sinus CT scan, and you’re filled with questions. From explaining why the scan...

November 20, 2023 – 17 min read

Understanding your little athlete’s brain MRI: a guide for sports moms and dads

As parents, we all want the best for our children, especially when it comes to their health and well-being. For sports moms and dads, the thrill of watching your child excel on the...

November 10, 2023 – 16 min read

What can I do to stay comfortable during an MRI?

Has your doctor referred you for an MRI? For many, the idea of lying still inside the MRI machine, a large, enclosed tube, can cause some amount of anxiety. You might be worried...

November 8, 2023 – 14 min read

How does my doctor use a CT scan to detect cancer?

You might start to worry when your doctor recommends a CT scan to see if you might have cancer. But don’t worry just yet. There’s still a lot for your medical team to...

November 6, 2023 – 19 min read

What should I expect during an abdominal ultrasound?

An abdominal ultrasound is a non-invasive procedure that uses high-frequency sound waves, kind of like the sonar that bats use, to create images of the structures within your abdomen. When these sound waves...

November 4, 2023 – 13 min read