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Challenges of Imaging Obese Patients
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, from 1999 to 2018, the prevalence of obesity (defined as a BMI of 30-39) in the United Sates increased from 30.5% to 42.4%. In that...
Pain Management of Cancer Patients
According to the article "Pain Management for Patients With Advanced Cancer in the Opioid Epidemic Era," pain is one of the most frequent and feared symptoms in patients with cancer. Pain...
Mammograms During a Pandemic: Through the Eyes of a Patient
Daily life doesn’t stop because of a pandemic. Groceries still need to be bought, children still need to be taught, and patients still need to be seen. Although these things are happening a little...
Meet Dylan: Beekley Medical’s 2020 Rookie of the Year
When you think of the term “rookie,” you may think of Tiger Woods, Derek Jeter, or Michael Jordan. Each known for their tremendous ability to not only perform well but known for going above and...
What you should know about COVID-19 Vaccines and Your Mammogram
We know how important mammogram screenings are in the early detection of breast cancer and that COVID shut-downs and quarantines caused many women to miss this important exam last year, putting...
The Importance of Oral Contrast in CT Abdominal Imaging
Patients who have had an abdominal CT scan say that drinking the contrast before the procedure can be the worst part of the whole process because of the texture and/or flavor.
Recovering Sense of Smell After COVID-19
One of the odd symptoms many people experience with COVID-19 is partial or complete loss of smell and taste (anosmia). According to Healthline News, this happens to 86% of people who come down...
How to Keep Patients from Distancing from Their Mammogram During COVID-19
In the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, health officials and professional societies provided guidance advising patients to postpone non-essential healthcare. This included routine screening...
Honoring Our Own Essential Workers
Doing whatever it takes is an inherent part of the culture here at Beekley. And though exceptional behavior is the expected norm – every once in while an individual or a group sets a new standard...
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