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 […]

April 10, 2019Breast, Featured, Healthcare, Mammograms, Research

Dr. Lora Barke testifies in support of bill to fund breast cancer screening

At Invision Sally Jobe, we believe early detection is the key to breast cancer prevention. “Doing a mammogram every year results in mortality reduction of about 40 percent. Whereas doing it every other year, starting later in life, reduces that mortality reduction to 23 percent,” says Lora Barke, DO, Medical Director of Invision Sally Jobe […]