Women with dense breasts are 6 times more likely to develop breast cancer during their lifetimes. It’s a statistic that most of us know about, but knowing this isn’t the same as understanding it. Let’s take a look at the facts behind breast density and see what that means for you.
Cancer happens. It doesn’t discriminate based on age, gender, or ethnicity, it doesn’t affect only those with genetic predispositions or lifestyles associated with high cancer risk. It can strike anyone, anywhere, at any time. We don’t say this to scare you. There are just as many people (significantly more, actually) who will be lucky enough to never have to battle cancer in any form. That doesn’t mean this post isn’t relevant to them.
At Rosetta we believe that it’s important for everyone, regardless of whether they have a high or low […]
As every parent would attest to, being a parent is the furthest thing from easy. Parents often find themselves in a never-ending loop of new situations, stress, and questions. This can be difficult for parents, especially when it comes to injuries and medical issues.
People need MRIs for many reasons that often involve soft tissue injuries, and children are not immune to such injuries. Just like everyone else, children often suffer injuries or symptoms that might require an MRI scan to reach a diagnosis. Accordingly, it is only natural for the […]
Between playing sports, enjoying outdoor activities, or just being a little more clumsy than the average person, broken bones are unavoidable. With 206 bones in the human body, the odds are most people will break at least one during their lifetime. Not all bones break the same and some are more likely to break than others because of factors such as bone size and the area it’s located. When a bone is put under extra stress, sometimes it can break. Below, we’ll discuss 5 of the most frequently broken bones in the human body.
There haven’t always been so many options at our fingertips as there are today. This is amazing because it forces companies, brands, etc., to be in competition with each other in order to provide the best product for customers. If you’re in the mood to watch a movie, you have thousands of movies to select from. It allows you to choose something that fits you and increases your chance to pick a movie that you actually like!
The same can be said when it comes to your healthcare provider. From hospital locations and urgent cares […]
MRI’s are one of the most commonly performed diagnostic imaging procedures in the United States. There are tens of millions of MRIs performed each year, and there are a variety of reasons why your doctor may think you’re a good candidate for an MRI. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is a type of imaging that uses magnetic fields and radio waves to generate images of the body. MRI has become a very valuable diagnostic tool detecting everything from cancer, heart and vascular disease, strokes, and disorders of the joints and musculoskeletal system.
When it comes to […]
Unless you have undergone uterine tests, you may have never heard the word sonohysterogram (also called a hysterosonogram) or know what it means. Read on to find out more about this useful medical test and what it discovers.
A sonohysterogram is an imaging test that uses sound waves to examine the lining of the uterus. It is used to diagnose issues with fertility, unexplained bleeding, and some causes of pelvic pain.
If your doctor has directed you to undergo a breast biopsy and you’re a little nervous about the procedure, don’t feel bad! We’re here to prepare you and inform you. Here is everything you need to know in order to prepare for a breast biopsy, as well as what to expect from the procedure.
As I’m sure you know at this point, we love Thanksgiving. We love the cool air outside, we love gathering with family and friends, we love stuffing our faces with delicious food, we love the football games, and we love having a chance to remind ourselves what we’re thankful for. This month we’ve really been preaching gratitude, since we know that being a grateful person and having a positive mindset actually comes with a number of health benefits.
Here at Rosetta Radiology, we have a lot of things to be thankful for! As Thanksgiving draws closer, we’ve taken some time to […]
There are a lot of questions when it comes to MRI’s. What are they? How do they work? Why do they make such weird noises? How much radiation will I be exposed to? It’s totally normal for patients to have questions about their imaging procedures, and as medical professionals who practice in the world of diagnostic imaging, we field questions about MRI’s on a daily basis. We’ve noticed, however, that there’s also a lot of misinformation out there about MRI technology and what happens during the procedure.
Today we’re setting the record straight […]