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The Future of Diagnostic Imaging

The Future of Diagnostic Imaging

As scientists research and discover new trends and innovations, the landscape of medical imaging is ever-evolving. The technology that shapes and drives diagnostic imaging has grown steadily, allowing radiologists to use things like MRI, tomography and more as a window into the human body. Fortunately, this rapid growth bodes well for the future of medical imaging. Three major trends are expected to emerge, evolve and improve throughout the 2020s: 3D imaging, Artificial Intelligence, and wearable technology.  3D...

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Keeping Your Children Safe During Back to School

Keeping Your Children Safe During Back to School

Back to school looks different this year for everyone–parents, kids, teachers and school staff alike. Whether you’re homeschooling, virtually learning, or sending your child back to school in-person, one thing that’s likely on your mind is how to make sure they’re safe. While there isn’t one sure-fire solution to protecting your child from COVID-19, there are many things you can do, and that you can teach your son or daughter to do, to help protect them.  Physical Distancing School provides tremendous social...

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4TH OF JULY SAFETY – BOATS & FIREWORKS

4TH OF JULY SAFETY – BOATS & FIREWORKS

Summer is all about spending time in the sun, being on the water and seeing friends and family. From celebrating on the 4th of July to Friday night barbecues, there’s no shortage of good times. However, along with the games and relaxation, safety can sometimes be overlooked. It is important to always be aware of the risk that comes along with long days in the sun, boat rides and fireworks. Luckily, there are easy steps you can take to make sure your summer is smooth sailing.   BOAT SAFETY While spending the day...

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Heat-Related Illnesses and How to Avoid Them

Heat-Related Illnesses and How to Avoid Them

Summer temperatures are heating up, and while most enjoy the days at the beach and spending time in the great outdoors, the sun can actually be dangerous if you aren’t prepared. According to the CDC, heat stroke is responsible for the death of over 600 Americans each year. Fortunately, there are warning signs of heat-related illnesses, such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke that you can look out for.  Who’s Most At Risk?  While spending time outdoors in hotter weather, those most at risk for a heat-related...

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The 2019 Novel Coronavirus: How to Protect Yourself

The 2019 Novel Coronavirus: How to Protect Yourself

A coronavirus is a type of virus with many different strains that may or may not cause disease. However, last year’s outbreak of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus, now referred to as SARS-CoV-2, has caused an outbreak of respiratory illness called COVID-19. While a disease outbreak such as this can be frightening, there are steps you can take to protect yourself. How is COVID-19 Spread?  Currently, the spread of this coronavirus is being studied and monitored closely by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the World...

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Common Hand Surgeries and How to Prevent Them

Common Hand Surgeries and How to Prevent Them

If you’re like most people, you use your hands all of the time. In fact, your hands and wrists are probably one of the most used parts of your body. From cleaning and cooking, to writing and typing, to making music and art, to driving a car, we use our hands when we do almost anything. With all of the extra use your hands and wrists see, they are susceptible to all kinds of joint and muscle problems. When that happens, it can be quite debilitating, and can hinder your ability to do a myriad of things important to...

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