Wellness Blog

ARA Health Specialists is Western North Carolina's preeminent multispecialty practice, delivering innovative and coordinated imaging, intervention, surgery, and longitudinal medical care. But beyond the medical services we offer, our commitment to our patients is a cornerstone of who we are. Fueled by our mission to help people reach their highest quality of life, we strive to deliver value in healthcare and a positive patient experience.

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October 31, 2023

NEWS: New Imaging Technology Bolsters Breast Cancer Detection in Young Women with Dense Tissue

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — In honor of Breast Cancer…
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August 30, 2023

VIDEO: Pulmonary Embolism Treatment with Dr. Downing

A pulmonary embolism is a blood clot that usually forms in the veins of the leg and moves into the lungs. When this happens, it can be life-threatening. WATCH…
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June 1, 2023

A Specialized Clinic for Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

The Vein Specialists' is excited to announce the opening of their dedicated clinic that offers top-quality care and treatment for deep vein thrombosis (DVT). With a…
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April 28, 2023

VIDEO: AAA Screening with Dr. Williamson

An abdominal aortic aneurysm is a bulge in the body’s main artery. If it ruptures, it can often be fatal. Dr. Kent Williamson, a Vascular Surgeon for…
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April 27, 2023

Harnessing the Power of Artificial Intelligence at ARA Health

ARA Health Specialists, based in Asheville, NC, are leveraging the power of artificial intelligence (AI) to revolutionize the detection and diagnosis of critical…
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March 15, 2023

Enhancing Breast Health with Contrast-Enhanced Mammography

ARA Health Specialists,in Western North Carolina, is proud to offer contrast-enhanced mammography (CEM), a cutting-edge imaging technique that is making waves in the…
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May 4, 2022

Video: Varicose Vein Treatment with Dr. Brown

Dr. Brown's insightful discussion will provide you with invaluable information about varicose vein treatment, helping you gain a deeper understanding of this common…
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March 15, 2022

Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Clinic Now Open

All women are at risk for breast cancer and should have a risk assessment by age 30. Learning more about breast cancer risk can be the first step in catching it at its…
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November 11, 2021

CT Lung Cancer Screening: Is It Right For You?

New survey data shows that most Americans don’t know how deadly lung cancer is and don’t know about lifesaving lung cancer screening. The American Lung…
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October 19, 2021

Breast Cancer Awareness Starts with Getting Your Annual Screening

October is nationally recognized as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so during this month – and always – we want to remind women how important regular breast…
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June 15, 2021

Prostate Cancer Screening and the Role of MRI

According to the National Cancer Institute, prostate cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States. Although many prostate cancers won’t impact a…