Health Technology


Spotting Skin Cancer: Groundbreaking Body Imaging Technology...

Skin cancer is by far the most common type of cancer. If you know what to look for — such as atypical moles — you...

March 25, 2019 / 3 min read


Coronary Calcium Scores: Determining Your Risk to...

A heart scan, also known as a coronary calcium scan or cardiac CT for calcium scoring, is a non-invasive test that helps doctors detect a...

February 25, 2019 / 2 min read


NicView Cameras Keep Parents Connected with NICU...

When Darlene Biltz’s baby, Vincent, was born at 25 weeks in Naples, FL, he weighed just 1 pound, 5 ounces. His premature birth prompted the...

December 6, 2018 / 2 min read


Scalp Cooling Helps Prevent Hair Loss During...

Hair loss is a side effect of chemotherapy that can have a significant impact on the psychological aspect of a breast cancer patient’s treatment and...

October 31, 2018 / 2 min read


Lung Health: Low-dose CT Scan to Detect...

Each year, more Americans die from lung cancer than of colon, breast, and prostate cancers combined, according to the American Cancer Society. Rates of lung cancer...

August 2, 2018 / 1 min read


Genetic Testing for Cancer Prevention, Early Detection

Research shows people who have hereditary cancer gene mutations could be at risk of getting cancer earlier in life. And because advances in genetic screening...

July 12, 2018 / 1 min read


How 3D Mammograms Help Detect Breast Cancer...

“3D mammography gives us a clearer picture of breast tissue, especially in patients with dense breasts,” said Darlene Da Costa, M.D., a radiologist at Bethesda...

July 5, 2018 / 2 min read


Motion Analysis Fine-Tunes Rehab of Orthopedic Injuries...

Five months after Louis Zaldivar, 25, tore his Achilles heel while playing basketball, the avid recreational athlete is back to running and jumping. Surgery repaired...

April 30, 2018 / 3 min read


She had a Stroke at 23: ‘This...

Kimberly San Martin was in an exercise class when she started to get dizzy and experienced weakness on her left side. It may be hard...

April 17, 2018 / 2 min read