The 411 on Pap Smears

The 411 on Pap Smears

Cervical cancer is spotted in women by performing Pap smears and HPV testing. Pap smears can detect abnormal cells early on making it easier for the cancerous cells to be terminated. Pap smears can be confusing especially to younger women, which is why we took the...
Osteoporosis Prevention: Foods & Drinks that Promote Bone Health

Osteoporosis Prevention: Foods & Drinks that Promote Bone Health

Osteoporosis prevention can be very effective in reducing the possibilities of fractures due to weaker bones. Osteoporosis is a disease wherein the bones become more porous and fragile over time. It affects women more than it does men, but both are at risk for...
What an Echocardiogram Reveals about Your Heart

What an Echocardiogram Reveals about Your Heart

If you are getting an echocardiogram in our Southfield office, you may not fully understand how much this diagnostic test can reveal about your heart. Through an echocardiogram, our internal medicine doctors can not only assess how your heart is performing, but also...
What are the Differences Between an X-Ray and a CT Scan?

What are the Differences Between an X-Ray and a CT Scan?

Although they have been used for decades, CT scans are a relatively new procedure when compared with X-rays. For that reason, if one of our doctors here in Southfield has advised you to have images taken, you may have wondered what the differences are between an X-ray...