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Which Diagnostic Scans Should You Get after a Car Accident

Which Diagnostic Scans Should You Get after a Car Accident

by Shearly (SU)
There you are, minding your own business, proceeding safely through the intersection…and BAM! The next thing you know, you just got slammed by some driver blowing through a red light at a speed that some NASCAR drivers would envy. You are shaken up, and not sure if you or your passengers are hurt. The first thing you do is check to see if everyone is all right. The only problem is, many auto accident injuries such as whiplash, back injuries, and even closed head injuries caused by the sudden deceleration (slamming your brain into your skull), do not always show up right away. How do you know if you are injured? Which diagnostic scans should you get after a car accident?

What is Digital Mammography?

What is Digital Mammography?

by Shearly (SU)
Most people have seen the commercials on television, heard about it on the radio, or come across a magazine article about mammograms. The importance of having one done, and the benefits and peace of mind that comes with it, are all pointed out. Many people, however, do not really understand the difference between digital mammograms and more traditional film mammogram.

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