Fun Facts: How to See Inside Your Body

Fun Facts: How to See Inside Your Body

by Susannah Wollman Wouldn’t it be fun to have x-ray vision like Superman? Imagine seeing through walls or anything else solid. Well, in the medical field, we are today much like the Man of Steel. Kind of, anyway. Today’s medical technology gives us “superpowers” of a...
Should My Child Play Football?

Should My Child Play Football?

by Susannah Wollman Some parents are concerned—and rightly so, it turns out—about brain injuries to their children who play football. You may be thinking that football has so many positive qualities and the risk is so small that it’s worth it for your kiddo to enjoy...
What’s the Difference Between MRI and X-ray?

What’s the Difference Between MRI and X-ray?

by Susannah Wollman You’re in pain. Your knee (or your back or your shoulder or your hip) hurts and you’re wondering if it’s something bad. Or maybe that headache won’t go away and your doctor can’t tell you what’s causing it. X-rays can image your bones, but what if...