5 Signs Of Meningitis You Should Know

Your brain and spinal cord are command central for almost everything your body does, so keeping them out of harm’s way is pretty important. They’re both covered by a membrane, called the meninges, which helps protect them from germs. Sometimes, though, meninges get infected by a bacteria or virus. That’s meningitis. Viral meningitis is much […]

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Thermograms: Safer, More Accurate than Mammograms

Mammograms today are considered the standard tool to detect breast cancer.  Women are normally encouraged to get mammogram testing every one or two years as they enter later adulthood, as a measure to detect breast cancer as early as possible. But mammogram testing is not harmless.  In fact, mammograms are considered by some in the […]

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Beyond Pink Pushes For More Breast Thermograms

Spokane nonprofit Beyond Pink is advocating for breast thermography as an early-screening method for breast cancer—and having success in getting more women to take the test. While the American Medical Association and others have yet to embrace the technology’s role in detection of the disease—maintaining the stance that the mammogram is the preferred screening method […]

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Heat Seeking Cancer

Mammograms, or X-ray pictures of the breast, have been used for decades to detect early stage cancers. They are a useful tool but they have their drawbacks, not least that they do not work well in women who have dense breast tissue, who tend to be younger, and they only pick up masses that are […]

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Doctors Say Thermography Detects Breast Cancer Sooner

New technology is making it possible to detect breast cancer earlier than before. On average, by the time doctors can detect a breast tumor, it’s been growing for at least eight years. Some doctors are now using an alternative to mammography. Clinician Marilyn MacClellan, a certified clinical thermographer with Image of Health Breast Thermography says thermography can detect cancer cells at least a year […]

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Breast Thermography and Early Breast Cancer Detection

Thermal imaging is mostly used in the military to track down enemies, but now the same technology is being used to help women monitor their breast health. Breast thermography is becoming another tool to help women stay healthy. There isn’t just one clear-cut way to maintain breast health. Self-exams and mammograms are two ways to […]

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