Many of my female followers have probably already had a pelvic ultrasound (US), this week I had another one. I thought it would be a good idea to introduce/refresh about this test. It had been years since my last, in my case this was done to follow a medical condition. If you have ever had a … [Read more...] about Pelvic Ultrasound
It is well-known many cancers are caused by radiation exposure, even the sun radiation cause skin cancer the #1 cancer in the US. Medical radiation exposure is your responsibility! Every wonder what happens to all the radiation you receive when you have 'medical imaging' tests for such things as … [Read more...] about Medical Radiation Exposure
DocHandal tries to bring you the latest research findings that docs like herself read and use. This blog hopes to share some and guide you to reading more, after all it is your body guys! American Heart Association Guide for Improving Cardiovascular Health at the Community Level, 2013 Update* This … [Read more...] about Men: When You Eat Matters to Your Heart!
You may often thought do I really need all those tests - well finally medical professionals from 17 medical societies have addressed this issue. They have identified tests and procedures that are likely unnecessary for the 26 medical specialties. Examples of unnecessary tests from the specific … [Read more...] about Medical Diagnosis Testing -Not Always Needed
Half of the 3.2 billon Rxs dispensed annually are not taken as prescribed. Are you surprised by this fact? Man is different for other "animals" due to our ability to rationalize-defined as ‘attempt to explain or justify (one's own or another's behavior or attitude) with logical, plausible … [Read more...] about Medications – As Directed?