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A photograph of two women holding each other close and smiling while looking off-camera, used to explain how family history of breast cancer impacts risk

Breast Cancer Risk and Family History — Learn the Facts

June 21, 2023

It is estimated that one in eight women will receive a diagnosis of breast cancer during her lifetime. While family history can be a risk […]

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Photograph of a man in a blue shirt smiling at the camera while sitting in front of a laptop, used to describe breast cancer in men

Breast Cancer in Men: What You Need to Know

June 14, 2023

There’s a common myth that breast cancer is strictly a women’s health issue. While it’s true that women develop breast cancer at a much higher […]

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Man standing toward the camera smiling while leaning his arm on a box in an office setting, used to explain varicose veins in men

Varicose Veins in Men: Why You Shouldn’t Shrug Them Off

June 7, 2023

Here’s something you might not know about varicose veins: men get them, too. Although varicose veins occur nearly twice as often in women than in […]

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Physicians looking and pointing to medical scans, used to explain the new USPSTF draft guidelines

4 Things to Know About the USPSTF New Draft Guidance for Mammograms

June 1, 2023

On May 9, 2023, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) released new screening mammogram draft guidance for women at average risk of developing breast […]

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A middle aged woman with brown hair smiling at the camera, used to explain uterine fibroid facts

10 Uterine Fibroid Facts Every Woman Should Know

May 17, 2023

Uterine fibroids are benign tumors that grow in the muscular wall of the uterus. In many cases, fibroids don’t cause any problems, making treatment unnecessary. […]

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Bev Rowell and her daughters photographed smiling at the camera

Find Your Reason: Mother and Daughter Put Their Breast Health First

May 10, 2023

Health, family, peace of mind, goals you want to accomplish, places you want to visit and experiences you want to have — these are just […]

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Woman working on computer at standing desk, used to explain how some jobs may contribute to varicose veins causes

Could Your Job Be a Cause of Varicose Veins?

April 28, 2023

Varicose veins are common as you age, especially if you’re a woman. But your age isn’t the only factor that puts you at risk of […]

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Photo of someone holding a baseball with a mitt and in a baseball uniform, used to explain shoulder injuries

Baseball Shoulder Injuries and Other Sports-Related Rotator Cuff Problems

April 21, 2023

More than two million Americans experience some type of rotator cuff problem every year. Your rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons that […]

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A medical professional pointing to a tablet and showing the tablet to an older woman, used to explain diagnostic mammogram

Diagnostic Mammogram: What to Expect When You Are Called Back

March 22, 2023

As she cruised down the carpool lane on her way to work, Tara felt thankful. At 42, she was proactive about her health. She enjoyed […]

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Older woman looking out window, used to explain interventional radiology and cancer treatment

How Interventional Radiology Is Transforming Cancer Treatment

March 17, 2023

Interventional radiology (IR) is a specialty in which physicians use radiologic image guidance during minimally invasive procedures. IR can treat many conditions, including uterine fibroids, […]

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A woman walks down a dock and gazes off camera, used to explain vein treatment

Your Vein Treatment Timeline: What to Expect

March 14, 2023

The winter months are the perfect time to start preparing to look and feel your best for summertime. If varicose veins or spider veins in […]

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Image of a woman performing a breast self-exam

Your Step-by-Step Guide to a Breast Self-Exam

March 9, 2023

As a woman, you have unique health needs. One of the most important things you can do for your health is to be familiar with […]

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CT scan images which can be used to help detect cancer

CT Scan for Cancer: What Types Are Detected With This Imaging?

March 2, 2023

Cancer detection has come a long way in the past few decades. Advances in technology have made it easier to screen for many types of […]

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Dr. Eric Wang from Charlotte Radiology looking on a computer screen, used to explain the vascular embolization procedure he uses.

Vascular Embolization: One Patient’s Lifesaving Procedure

February 2, 2023

When leading-edge interventional radiology technology and compassionate experts combine, the results can be lifesaving. That was certainly the case when Eric Wang, MD, vascular and […]

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Cardiac scoring test

Heart Health Imaging 101: Calcium Scoring Test or CCTA?

January 26, 2023

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. Yet many people who have heart disease don’t know they have it. Other people […]

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