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Things to Be Done Before Undergoing a Radiology Screening

If you need a radiology screening in the future, you’ll be pleased to know that routine x-rays generally don’t require any special type of preparation. However, there are a couple of types of studies which are more complex and which may require a bit more preparation. If it’s a basic x-ray procedure, you will probably be asked to avoid wearing jewelry or having anything metal on your person. Metal does interfere with x-ray pictures. As well, you may be asked to skip the body creams, powders and deodorants on your appointment day. Continue reading Things to Be Done Before Undergoing a Radiology Screening

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Regular Health Checkups are Essential After Age 40

Doctors recommend “once per year” check-ups for people over 40. While it’s true that certain doctors believe that checkups every one to three years are sufficient at age 40 and afterwards, there’s certainly no harm is getting into the habit of scheduling regular medical checkups annually. When you do go for a yearly checkup, your doctor may be able to notice problems early (if problems are present). One of the secrets of resolving health issues is catching them early. Continue reading Regular Health Checkups are Essential After Age 40