medical tests http://wrvo.org en Better technology may flatline stethoscope use http://wrvo.org/post/better-technology-may-flatline-stethoscope-use <p>The <a href="http://www.npr.org/2011/11/25/142782877/science-diction-the-origin-of-stethoscope">stethoscope</a> may be the most recognizable tool in healthcare. It’s used to listen to the internal sounds of the body, and can be found in almost every doctor’s office. But with the development of better technology, the stethoscope <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/01/24/stethoscope-replaced-ultrasound-devices_n_4658869.html">may soon become obsolete</a>.</p><p>This week on <em>Take Care</em>, <a href="http://www.mountsinai.org/profiles/robert-rosenson">Dr. Robert S. Rosenson</a> discusses new stethoscope replacements. Dr. Rosenson is a professor of medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and is also director of cardio-metabolic disorders at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City.</p><p><strong>Click 'Read More' to hear our interview with Dr. Rosenson.</strong></p><p> Sun, 06 Apr 2014 23:00:00 +0000 Take Care 53241 at http://wrvo.org Better technology may flatline stethoscope use Diagnostic imaging: The eye for the inside http://wrvo.org/post/diagnostic-imaging-eye-inside <p>Like something straight out of science fiction, the use of <a href="http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/diagnosticimaging.html">diagnostic imaging</a> allows doctors to “see” inside the human body without physically opening it up. X-rays, CT scans, ultrasounds and MRI are some of the most common kinds, but what is the difference between all of them? What situation calls for what kind of diagnostic imaging, and is there any danger in using them?</p><p>To answer these basic questions, <a href="http://www.craimaging.com/physicians/buckingham/">Dr. Scott Buckingham</a> joins us this week on <em>Take Care</em>. Dr. Buckingham, of CRA Medical Imaging in Syracuse, is board certified in Diagnostic Radiology and has also had training in vascular and interventional radiology.</p><p><strong>Click 'Read More' to hear our interview Dr. Scott Buckingham.</strong></p><p> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 00:01:00 +0000 Take Care 50988 at http://wrvo.org Diagnostic imaging: The eye for the inside New prostate cancer diagnostic tool comes to region http://wrvo.org/post/new-prostate-cancer-diagnostic-tool-comes-region <p></p> Mon, 30 Dec 2013 14:07:17 +0000 Ellen Abbott 49110 at http://wrvo.org New prostate cancer diagnostic tool comes to region Prostate cancer: when to screen? http://wrvo.org/post/prostate-cancer-when-screen <p>Prostate cancer is the most common cancer for men. But many of those malignancies develop so slowly, the patient is never effected by it. That fact has started a debate over who to screen for the disease, and when. Lorraine Rapp and Linda Lowen, hosts of WRVO's weekly health show "Take Care" spoke with Dr. Anthony Scalzo, a medical oncologist at Hematology/Oncology Associates of Central New York, about how men should deal with this issue. Fri, 26 Apr 2013 13:06:59 +0000 WRVO News 36830 at http://wrvo.org