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Radiation Exposure from Routine Tests: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

Medical providers today have more tools than ever to help with diagnostics. CT scans, X-rays, mammograms – these are all tools that help your provider discover disease or rule out concerns. These tests also have one other thing in common: radiation. Just how much radiation do these tests expose us to, and how much radiation exposure is considered dangerous?

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Why Getting the New, Improved Shingles Vaccine is a No-Brainer for Everyone 50 and Older

We’ve all seen the commercials on TV – the one that makes you cringe when you hear that if you have had chickenpox, then you have, “the virus lurking inside you that could surface at any time as a painful, blistering rash….” Scary advertising tactics aside, the latest advancement in shingles prevention provides more evidence than ever that getting the shingles vaccine is a no-brainer.

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Hormone Therapy for Treatment of Menopause Symptoms May Be Safer Than Previously Reported

In September of this year, The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) published results from the most recent study examining hormone therapy for women using data from the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI.) This latest study is important because it may impact the quality of life for the millions of women who seek treatment for menopause management, specifically hormone replacement therapy (HRT.)

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