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featuregin head head a feature deck 1 i m feature byline g by kari redfield IQ U having a diagnostic test done? here’s what you need to know about common scans chance you’ll need to undergo a diagnostic imaging test at one point or another. It will help your physician determine the cause of your internal symptoms— whether a worn hip, suspect lump or chest pain. With today’s technology, your doctor can get answers about what is going on deep inside your body earlier than ever before. And that’s good news for you. “The real key is early diagnosis,” says James P. Borgstede, M.D., a spokesman for the American College of Radiology. “If you’re treated earlier, you’re likely to have a better recovery.” What exactly can you expect from the various imaging tests? Here, we answer common questions about diagnostic imaging. ntil doctors themselves are equipped with X-ray vision, there’s a good PHOTOGRAPH BY PHOTOLIBRARY vim & vigor · s p ri ng 2010

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Vim & Vigor - Spring 2010 - North Mississippi

Vim & Vigor - Spring 2010- North Mississippi
Opening Thoughts
Weight-loss Success Stories
Come See Us
Hit the Links
Excuses, Excuses
Easing the Pressure
Prostate Predicament
On Mended Knees
Imaging IQ
Will Power
Caregiving: A Survival Guide
Form Factors
Wake-Up Call
Stroke of Luck
Weight Matters
History Lesson
Catch the Spirit

Vim & Vigor - Spring 2010 - North Mississippi