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PET/ CT Scanner

The motion-free platform of the scanner allows physicians to accurately identify multiple small lesions in areas affected by movement. The physician can review these detailed images after the scan is completed. In addition, the scanner has software that memorizes and overlays lesions so differences...


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Today in Health News

A Little Wine Might Help Kidneys Stay Healthy

Less than a glass a day may also help the heart in those who already have kidney disease, researchers found

Health Tip of the Day

Good Snacking

For healthy snacking, pick foods with dietary fiber and limited fat, sugar and salt. The American Institute for Cancer Research has these suggestions:

  • Try unfrosted whole-grain dry cereal like oat circles and whole-wheat squares.

  • Dip raw vegetables into spicy brown mustard, chunky salsa, low-fat salad dressing or shrimp cocktail sauce.

  • Dunk fresh strawberries into low-fat vanilla yogurt.

  • Munch on a handful of sweet grape tomatoes or dried fruit.

 

Healthy Living

Back and Neck Care
Millions of Americans suffer from back pain every year. The reasons for the pain are many, including bad posture, accidents, improper lifting, obesity, and weak muscles. Practice prevention to minimize your risk for back pain — get regular exercise, lose any excess weight, and learn good posture.

Health Centers

Asthma
Are you all too familiar with the coughing and wheezing that remind you that you have asthma? Asthma can be a serious problem, but it doesn’t have to stop you in your tracks. With the help of your health care team, you can keep your asthma under control.

Your Family

Children's Health
Enjoy good health at every age: know your body and how it works, eat well and stay active, and follow a plan for disease prevention.
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