May is Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Month
Studies have shown that over 5 million cases of skin cancer are diagnosed each year, making skin cancer America’s most common cancer. There is also the statistic of one in every five American’s will develop skin cancer by the age of 70. Those are startling statistics that should not be ignored. Although skin cancer may…Read More
When Should I Get My First Colonoscopy?
Everyone needs to undergo a colon cancer screening at some point in their life. Not counting some kinds of skin cancer, colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. It is the third most common cancer in men and in women. In the midst of covid-19, it is important…Read More
Calcium Score: Know Your Risk for a Heart Attack
More than a million Americans have a heart attack each year, and nearly half of them are fatal. Over half the people who die from a heart attack have no symptoms. Coronary Artery Disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. Every 36 seconds one person dies…Read More
Back Pain Q&A
Interview with Dr. Brett Helfer, Musculoskeletal Radiologist at ZP Neck and low back pain are extremely common complaints. Close to one-half of all working Americans admit to having back pain symptoms each year. Back pain accounts for more than 250 million lost work days per year and experts estimate that up to 80% of the population will experience back pain at some points in their lives. How…Read More