Mammograms aren’t just for October

Mammograms aren’t just for October

Read Time: 3.5 minutes TL;DR Mammograms are a type of imaging test used to screen for breast cancer. They use a low-dose x-ray to take pictures of the breasts so doctors can look for changes in the tissue. There are two basic types of mammograms: screening mammograms...
Arthritis and Joint Pain: The Symptoms

Arthritis and Joint Pain: The Symptoms

Read Time: 4.5 minutes TL;DR Arthritis is a painful disorder that affects the joints. Rheumatoid arthritis causes chronic joint inflammation and is an autoimmune disorder with symptoms that tend to come and go and increase over time. Some of the symptoms include...
Tips for Preventing the Most Common Sports Injuries

Tips for Preventing the Most Common Sports Injuries

Sports are a great way for kids and teens to be active, have fun and develop social skills, but they also can lead to injuries. Enjoying the benefits of sports while reducing the risk of injury is important for athletes of all ages. Let’s explore some of the most...
Colorectal Cancer: Causes, Symptoms and Diagnosis

Colorectal Cancer: Causes, Symptoms and Diagnosis

  Noticing blood in your stool is scary. Although it’s often due to something that’s easy to treat, it could be a sign of a more serious condition—like colorectal cancer. Learning about this type of cancer and what to look for can help you lower your risk factors...