Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
ACR 2017: Can wellness advice get radiologists active?
WASHINGTON, DC - If sitting is the new smoking, then radiologists have a bad habit to kick. Fortunately, teaching them ways to be more active can have a positive effect, according to a presentation at this week's American College of Radiology (ACR) annual meeting.
How much alcohol is too much?
Many studies link light to moderate drinking (up to two standard alcoholic drinks per day for a man) to better health, but scientists remain uncertain as to whether alcohol really can improve health. Other factors may just make it look that way. Olde...
Open MRI: How A Woman Conquered MRI Claustrophobia
For those who suffer from claustrophobia, MRI’s can seem like a nightmare. Even the toughest football players can feel overwhelmed by MRI’s, and the anxiety can be crippling for some to the point where undergoing an MRI is impossible.
UCS welcomes Teal to Psychiatric Medical Team
Tue, 07/18/2017 - 2:38pm -- Denise Sortor United Counseling Service welcomes Laurie Teal, APRN, as the newest member of the Psychiatric Medical Team (PMT). The PMT supports all Divisions of UCS by providing medical treatments for psychiatric conditions and ensuring clinical standards of services are being maintained. The team also provides psychiatric consultation to Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC). “We are excited to have Laurie on board,” says UCS Executive Director, Lorna Mattern. “She has a deep concern and passion for psychiatric care and will be a valuable asset to our team.” Teal comes from a background of over 25 years of acute inpatient psychiatric care. She has been a group facilitator for Cognitive Behavior Therapy…
What is the Alcohol-free Weekend Challenge?
Addiction comes in many different forms and can affect anyone from a neighbor, a coworker or even a family member.
What to Expect During an Ultrasound
Do you have an upcoming ultrasound? This safe and effective procedure is a great diagnostic tool. Here's what to expect during your ultrasound.
What Exactly Is An MRI?
Diagnostic imaging scans can be foreign and often not concerning for the everyday patient until their doctor recommends a scan. We understand that MRI scans can be intimidating when a physician initially recommends one. Our team at Carlsbad Open MRI is here to give you the rundown on MRI’s and
Desire for What? Not All Low Desire Is a Sexual Dysfunction
There are plenty of good reasons for low desire.
What You Should Know about Breast MRI’s
When it comes to breast cancer, mammography is a proven source for early detection for most patients. Although, if the breast tissue is dense, it makes detection more difficult. Fortunately, a brea…