Tag Archives: Screenings

What you need to know about hospitals nationwide promoting free hernia screenings

The ad pictured above was for a Chicago-area hospital.  But such marketing is popping up all over the U.S.  It’s happening not just in paid-for ads and marketing, but also in supposedly independently vetted journalism. Here are just a few of many examples you can find online. In Amarillo, Texas, a TV news anchor presented… Read More »

Medical News Today: Ultrasound scans could boost screenings for osteoporosis

A new study that aimed to advance methods of assessing bone health found that data from ultrasound scans were equal to those gathered using X-ray. Ultrasound imaging could help boost osteoporosis screening. The way we live shapes our bones. There are a lot of things we can do to help keep our bones healthy. Bone… Read More »

Health Screenings Every Woman Needs

Print this page SUNDAY, Feb. 3, 2019 — Mammogram? Check. Pap test? Check. Blood pressure? Check. Hearing and vision? Check. Screenings are an important part of maintaining women’s health. They can detect disease when it’s most treatable and prevent serious problems, according to Dr. Lili Lustig. She is a family medicine specialist at University Hospitals… Read More »