May 15, 2019Featured, Guest Blog, Healthcare

Guest Blog: The fight against the #1 cancer killer

Occasionally, Invision Sally Jobe likes to share posts from various experts in the healthcare community. This week, we feature a post from Ellen Penrod, Executive Director of the American Lung Association in Colorado. It’s a fact: lung cancer kills more people than breast, colon and pancreatic combined. Every five minutes in the U.S., a woman […]

April 30, 2019Featured, Healthcare, Research

Study: Holding breath at end of exhale may lead to clearer MRI results

Deep breathe in. Deep breathe out. Inhale. Now hold. No, it’s not a yoga class. It’s what you’ll hear if you undergo an MRI. If you’ve never had an MRI, this non-invasive imaging procedure requires the patient to stay incredibly still for the machine to work effectively. Typically, MRI techs have instructed patients to hold […]

April 23, 2019Featured, Healthcare, Research

Is yoga safe for patients with osteoporosis?

Yoga can improve flexibility and balance, as well as a workout for the brain. Some research shows regular yoga practice lowers your risk for heart disease and hypertension, may also lessen symptoms of depression, headaches, and pain-related diseases like, arthritis. And because most types of yoga involve low-impact strength training, which studies show can help […]