Iowa Radiology Blog

How Do I Know If I’m Infertile?

Dec 7, 2022 10:40:25 AM Posted by Iowa Radiology

Fertility Changes Over Time

If you’ve been trying to get pregnant, you may be surprised at how long it can take. While women tend to be most fertile in their 20s, many in the U.S. have been waiting longer to start their families....

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Life After Menopause: Coping with The Effects of Low Estrogen

Nov 5, 2022 10:15:00 AM Posted by Iowa Radiology

Menopause and the years of shifting hormone levels that lead up to it (called perimenopause) cause changes in the body that affect both mental and physical health. Decreasing levels of estrogen and progesterone influence not just...

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Should I Be Shielded During Radiologic Imaging?

Oct 11, 2022 9:12:00 AM Posted by Iowa Radiology

If you’ve had X-ray imaging done in the past, you may remember having a lead shield laid over part of your body to prevent radiation from reaching areas that are not being imaged. In the 1950s, radiologists began shielding...

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Diagnosing Gastrointestinal Disorders

Dec 2, 2021 10:40:51 AM Posted by Iowa Radiology

Doctors have several types of tests at their disposal to diagnose gastrointestinal (GI) disorders. These include lab tests, MRI, CT, ultrasound, X-ray, colonoscopy, and more. Often, doctors order a type of moving X-ray called...

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Where Do Penguins Go to Get MRIs?

Nov 3, 2021 3:32:50 PM Posted by Iowa Radiology

The staff at Blank Park Zoohave been treating "Chiquita," a two-year old female Magellanic penguin for a chronic limp. When examinations and treatments failed to resolve her limp they determined that more advanced imaging like...

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7 Facts About Uterine Fibroids

Apr 6, 2021 4:15:00 PM Posted by Iowa Radiology

If you have a uterus, there is a good chance that at some point in your life, you’ll have uterine fibroids. Also known as leiomyomas, fibroids are typically benign smooth muscle tumors that commonly grow in and around the uterus...

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Iowa Radiology Attains NAPBC Accreditation

Jan 20, 2021 4:41:18 PM Posted by Iowa Radiology

Continuing a Tradition of Exceptional Service

Iowa Radiology has always been committed to providing exceptional service to our patients and our community. In keeping with that commitment, we are proud to announce our voluntary...

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Honoring Technologists on National Radiologic Technology Week

Nov 4, 2019 8:45:00 AM Posted by Iowa Radiology

Reasons to Celebrate

Each year during the week of November 8, we celebrate National Radiologic Technology week to highlight the vital role radiologic technologists (RTs) play in patient care and safety. The American Society of...

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Celebrating the International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Feb 11, 2019 7:30:00 AM Posted by Iowa Radiology

In 2016, the United Nations General Assembly declared February 11 the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. In doing so, they promoted the understanding that the participation of women and girls is essential to meeting...

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Celebrate RTs During National Radiologic Technology Week!

Nov 1, 2017 4:24:00 PM Posted by Iowa Radiology

Each year, we recognize the contributions of radiologic technologists (RTs) to health care during National Radiologic Technology Week (NRTW). Although initially celebrated in July, it was later moved to coincide with Wilhelm...

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