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  • The mediterranean diet

The Mediterranean Diet And Its Proven Benefits

Have you heard of the Mediterranean diet? This diet has been known as the "heart-healthy" diet, and now it's scientifically proven to be such! Drizzle a little olive oil over your healthy snack and see how beneficial this diet can be.

  • Ultrasound screening method for Dense Breasts

Ultrasound: The Screening Method For Dense Breasts

Mammograms are the most popular women's imaging scan, but certain factors may infer that another imaging scan may be best. For women that are at higher risk or with dense breasts, alternative women's imaging methods like ultrasound has proven to be best according to various studies. Let's take a closer look at why ultrasound is often best when screening dense breasts. 

  • This Ingredient Could Be The Reason For Sleepless Nights

This Ingredient Could Be The Reason For Sleepless Nights

Salt has been known as a sneak ingredient that potentially can affect your health. A new study has shown that people who suffer from nocturia often consume too much salt. While this research suggests that eating too much salt before bed can affect your sleep, there is more to the study than what meets the eye.

  • hospital vs outpatient facilities

Hospital Vs. Outpatient Facility

Choosing where to get a diagnostic imaging scan can be a complicated decision full of questions.  What type of scan do I need? How much will my scan cost? These initial questions may lead you to wonder where you should get your diagnostic imaging scan: either a hospital or an outpatient imaging center. While quality care is often the first consideration when making this decision, outpatient facilities usually offer both quality care and affordability over a hospital for diagnostic imaging procedures.

  • 5 Ways To Maintain A Healthy Heart

5 Ways To Maintain A Healthy Heart

February is the month for heart health and bringing awareness to the deadliest disease in America.  Heart disease accounts for the highest death toll between men and women. Fortunately, this disease is easily preventable. By following these healthy lifestyle tips, you can help keep your heart healthy.

  • Chocolate and Its Health Benefits

Chocolate And Its Health Benefits

Chocolate is an indulgent food, but it also offers surprising health benefits.  Dark chocolate is packed with various health benefits and are proven to release endorphins into your brain. So grab a bar of your favorite dark chocolate and learn about how this decadent treat can make you healthier.

  • how well do you know your bones

How Well Do You Know Your Bones: 5 Interesting Facts About Bones

What do bones do? What are bones? If you were to ask someone these questions you would probably get responses like “bones support the body” and “the strong white things that have calcium".

  • We can see that pain in your brain

We Can See That Pain in Your Brain!

Tor Wagner from the University of Colorado at Boulder took the lead on a study to try and see how the brain processes brain. By using an fMRI scan and painfully hot temperatures, the old ways of measuring pain have been proven insufficient. Usually, pain is recorded on a self-report basis on a 1-10 scale. There’s no way to know if pain is being exaggerated or underplayed by the patient.