Archives for April 2017

This is the Latest Technology for Diagnosing Hepatitis B – And We Have It Here in Arkansas!

An early diagnosis of hepatitis B, or hep B, can reduce the risk of serious liver problems that may occur when left untreated. FibroScan offers an effective, non-invasive assessment option. 

Traditionally, the easiest way to diagnose hep B is with a needle biopsy, which involves inserting a needle between two of the right lower ribs and taking a sample of the liver tissue. This process is invasive, slightly painful, and sometimes comes with risks.
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The Facts: What Cholesterol Means for Your Health

Maintaining healthy cholesterol levels can help lower your risk of heart disease and improve your overall well-being. But what is good and what is bad cholesterol?

Cholesterol plays a role in your body’s production of certain hormones, the digestive process, and vitamin D production. While you need healthy levels of  cholesterol in your body, high cholesterol can lead to health issues that can negatively impact your heart.
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