If you’ve ever needed a body scan after an injury, or potentially for cancer, you know what it feels like to be very still inside a tight tube. Some hospitals are now adopting new technology designed to capture sharper images in a quarter of the time.
More than six million Americans have heart failure, meaning the heart can’t pump enough blood to support the rest of the organs in the body. For years, doctors have used left ventricular assist devices, or LVADs, to help the patient get stronger.
Your heart beats over 100,000 times a day. If your heart speeds up or feels like it’s banging against your chest, that could be a sign of atrial fibrillation - or AFib - and it could put you at risk of blood clots, strokes, and heart failure.
The funding for these school-based health centers is part of a $25 million investment to increase access to high quality health care resources for students across the state of Michigan. In addition to Grand Ledge High School and East Lansing Public Schools, Springport Public Schools and the Concord Community School District will also get state money for new health centers.