Category: Health

Ultrasound Screening Can Spot Problems Before You Have Symptoms - Without Radiation!

An Important Message For Parents With Sons Or Daughters Entering College

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Getting a college education is one of the most stress-producing times in the lives of these young adults. Just look at the numbers: according to an article in US News and World Report, “30% of college and university students drop out after their first year;… Continue reading

Lions Imaging Center Announces Results Of Health Screening Tests For Seniors

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Las Vegas, January 21, 2011 – The Lions HealthFirst Foundation recently completed a health study on 20 local Lions Club members in ages ranging from 55 to 75. They were tested for early warning signs of cancer, stroke, aneurysm and other abnormalities in vital organs… Continue reading

Older Adults’ Posture May Predict Future Disability

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From our friends at — “MedlinePlus” Spinal Measurement Was Tied To Whether Seniors In Study Would Need Help With Routine Activities By Robert Preidt FRIDAY, April 19 (HealthDay News) — The shape of an older person’s spine may predict their future need for home assistance… Continue reading

Why Should Everyone Over 50 Have a Preventive Health Screening?

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Why should everyone over 50 have a preventive health screening? Early detection of serious health problems is the major benefit. These tests serve as a baseline from which the family physician can monitor a person’s health. The Lions HealthFirst Foundation completed a health study on… Continue reading

Secondhand Smoke Tied to High Blood Pressure in Kids

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Young kids who live with a parent who smokes face an increased risk for developing high blood pressure while still children, a new study has found. Warning that children with high blood pressure often become adults with the same problem, the researchers suggested that secondhand… Continue reading