Family History, Age Play Major Role in Varicose and Spider Veins

Legacy Vein Clinic offers minimally invasive alternatives to vein surgery

Varicose veins affect up to 25 percent of women and 15 percent of men, according to the Vascular Disease Foundation. Experts at Legacy Vein Clinic in Mishawaka say most people are surprised to learn that the main factor contributing to the formation of these unsightly and sometimes painful veins is heredity.

Osteoporosis Awareness Month

Osteoporosis Awareness Month

“Osteoporosis is a preventable process we are all subject to in our lives.” A bone density scan only takes about 5 minutes and can identify a problem early that can be treated by medicine.

Click the headline to watch the 2010 WBND ABC-57, 11 p.m. newscast.

X-Ray Consultants Critical of U.S. Panel’s Mammography Advice

Local physician group continues to follow American Cancer Society guidelines

Controversial new mammography guidelines won’t change the breast cancer screening approach at local radiology group X-Ray Consultants (XRC). The guidelines, recently issued by the government-sponsored U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommend against all commonly accepted routine breast cancer screening methods for average-risk women in their 40s, including mammography and breast self exams (BSE).

A Breast Cancer Survivor’s Story

A Breast Cancer Survivor’s Story

For Breast Cancer Awareness Month a breast cancer survivor shares her story. While our XRC radiologist talks about prevention and the benefits of early detection and regular screenings.

Click the headline to watch the story on Fox 28 Morning show – aired October 2009.