Good Health

How Early Can Alzheimer’s Be Diagnosed?

  by Alicia Wanek Common belief is that Alzheimer’s can only truly be diagnosed in an autopsy, but with Envision Imaging/CereScan’s neuro-imaging capabilities combined with advanced processing software, you can get a clear assessment of what’s going on in a

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Binge Drinking

  Unsafe, Unhealthy, Unpredictable by Karyn Brodsky There’s something happening on college campuses in epidemic proportions, and unfortunately, it’s not learning. Today, more than ever, binge drinking has become a trend, and its results are disturbing. In the U.S., binge

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Bigger, Stronger, Faster

  Important Facts About Nutritional Supplements           The GNC website has categories like “Nitric Oxide,” “Hardcore Products” and “Mass Gainers” to name a few. My fear is that teens will walk into a GNC or Google “sports

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Overuse Injuries: A Growing Trend in Young Athletes

  by Tricia White As organized youth sports have grown in popularity, the pressure to compete has led to children specializing in one sport only. In generations past, children changed sports with the seasons throughout the year, but today it

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Still No Answers

One Teen’s Heart-Wrenching Struggle Post-Concussion Seventeen-year-old Avery Crowe, a student at Hebron High School, was a competitive D1 club soccer player when she collided heads with another player during a big game in which college scouts were in attendance.  Determined

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Our Amazing Brain

Consciousness and Concussion by Ralph B. Lilly, M.D. | Contributor Of all the organs in the body, the brain is, to me, the most fascinating.  It is so complex in some respects but in others so simple.  Nestled within our

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Understanding an Injury Begins with Good Imaging

  by Alicia Wanek In the movie Concussion, the character played by Will Smith has to use forensic pathology during patients’ autopsies to make many of his determinations about their brain injuries.  The character is based on Dr. Bennet Omalu

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Healthcare: The Research Alternative

  by Dr. Frances Herbert | Contributor Even with insurance, healthcare is expensive when you consider the added cost of premiums and copays.   Prescriptions, labs, and x-rays are not always included, and standard therapies don’t always work.   Participation

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Worried About Osteoporosis?

A 15-Minute Scan Can Put Your Mind at Ease (And you take the test fully dressed) By Jeannie Benson | Contributor People tend to think of bones as unchanging, but the truth is that bones are in constant flux. Even as

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