ultrasound Articles
What Pregnant Women Need to Know About 5,797 Work-Related Complaints
Monday, April 7th, 2014 by Linda Burke-Galloway
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The Washington Post recently published a story about mammoth retailer Wal-Marts new policy that allows pregnant women more options so that they can continue to work even late into their pregnancy. While this change of policy is a moral and economic victory for pregnant Wal-aaaama... Read more
Breast Mammograms and Ultrasound?
Tuesday, September 24th, 2013 by eHealthGuide
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Breast mammograms and ultrasound tests truly are life-saving tools. According to the American Cancer Society, approximately 12 percent of women have issues with invasive breast cancer. The earlier a potential case of breast cancer is caught, the better the chance of survival a... Read more
CT Scans Increase Cancer Risk in Children
Monday, August 26th, 2013 by Dr. Robert Wascher
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Anew study estimates that CT scans performed on children this year will result in almost 5,000 new cases of cancer. CT SCANS INCREASE CANCER RISK IN CHILDREN As I discuss in my book,A Cancer Prevention Guide for the Human Race, exposure to medical x-rays has only recently been li... Read more
Pregnant Moms, Meet the Placenta
Wednesday, December 12th, 2012 by Linda Burke-Galloway
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Pregnant moms, do you know what a placenta is Well, the Khan Academy helps you find out. For those of you who are unaware of the Khan Academy, it is a nonprofit organization that produces videos for self-learning and does ... Read more
CT Scans and Cancer Risk in Children
Monday, June 11th, 2012 by Dr. Robert Wascher
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A new clinical study suggests that performing CT scans during childhood may significantly increase the risk of leukemia and brain cancer. CT SCANS AND CANCER RISK IN CHILDREN As I discuss in my bestselling book,A Cancer Prevention Guide for the Human Race, exposure to medical x-r... Read more
Addition of MRI to Mammogram and Ultrasound Increases Breast Cancer Detection
Monday, April 9th, 2012 by Dr. Robert Wascher
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New research shows that adding MRI to mammogram and ultrasound increases breast cancer detection rate, but with a high rate of false positive results. ADDITION OF MRI TO MAMMOGRAM AND ULTRASOUND INCREASES BREAST CANCER DETECTION Currently, women who are at an average risk of deve... Read more
Lupus doctor appointments - three months and counting. Jinx no more!
Friday, February 10th, 2012 by despitelupus
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About a year ago, I announced the fact that for the firsttime in my lupus tenure, I was able to goa full 3 months between appointments. It was a personal best, and I was thrilled to havereached the new benchmark. That big break only lasted once, but it was still exciting. The 3-m... Read more
Another false alarm - this time, my gut doesn't lie!
Monday, February 6th, 2012 by despitelupus
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A few weeks ago, I blogged about a series of false alarms I had experienced - one with some fatigue, another with my website - both of which resolved themselves fairly quickly. I had another one to add to the list, but I didn't want to mention it until the resolution was confirme... Read more