Oklahoma City Memorial Donation On Your Behalf

A Letter from Larry Trucano – Advanced Body Scan Director On April 19th, Oklahomans are joined with people all over the world to remember… When I first moved to Oklahoma City I made it a point to see the Oklahoma City Bombing National Memorial. I really did not know what to expect other than what a tragic event it represents. I now … Read More

De-stress Tips

Stress can cause major problems in your health, affecting your sleep, mood, appetite, depression, anxiety, and even lead to heart attack or stroke. When stressed, hormones flood the system, causing the heart rate to increase, heavy breathing, and blood vessels to constrict which can cause damage to our health. To help combat the health effects that come with stress, Advanced Body … Read More

Know the Signs of a Stroke

As we head into the holiday season, life can get rather hectic and stressful. Due to this stress, it is the highest time of year for people to suffer from heart attacks and strokes. While the majority of people are aware of the symptoms of a heart attack (chest discomfort, shortness of breath…), many do not know the signs of … Read More

Regular Screening Could Save Your Life

You received your first heart, lung, and/or body scan at Advanced Body Scan and it came back with no major complications. That’s great news! However, if you think you are set for life, that may not be the case. As you age, your body is constantly changing and, unfortunately, not for the better. Your taste buds change, your hair changes, … Read More

A Heart Scan could save your life

The Heart Scan is also known as a Calcium Score Test because this test primarily identifies built-up arterial calcium, also called blockage of the arteries. This calcium buildup and blockage is what creates this SILENT KILLER. Not all Heart Scans are equal.

Heart Disease in Oklahoma

Heart disease affects thousands of Oklahoma residents. In fact, this disease is the number one cause of death in the state, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Heart disease is sometimes referred to as a “silent killer” because it’s often not detected until too late. Fortunately, preventing some types of heart disease is possible. Statistics on Heart Disease … Read More

Oklahoma Lung Cancer Facts

 More than five decades ago, the United States released the first report of the Surgeon General’s Advisory Committee on Smoking and Health which concluded cigarette smoking contributed to lung and laryngeal cancer and was a leading cause of chronic bronchitis. Although this information is common knowledge now, more than 45 million American adults still smoke. Of those 45 million, … Read More

Common Myths About CT Scans

  Doctors use computer tomography scans, or CT scans, to accurately diagnose a variety of health issues, including tumors, internal injuries, and heart disease. These scans allow doctors to look at highly detailed cross-sectional images taken from a combination of X-rays. While the benefits of using these scans include ensuring that patients receive the treatment they need, some are hesitant to … Read More

10 Simple Tips for Staying Healthy After 40

While reaching age 40 is a gargantuan milestone and a huge success, it’s only the beginning of the rest of your life. If you are looking to stay healthy after 40 and live the latter part of your life in good health, it may be time to make some changes. Use the following health tips for age 40 to start … Read More

Lung Cancer Screening in Oklahoma

  The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently issued a draft decision requiring Medicare coverage of low-dose computed tomography (CT) lung scans for those at-risk for lung cancer. As Oklahoma’s only source for low-dose, Electron Beam CT scans, we applaud their decision. “We feel this validates everything we do here,” said Advanced Body Scan co-founder Larry Trucano. “This is a watershed … Read More