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Yesterday | Daily Herald

Advocate Good Shepherd radiologist offers 5 tips to alleviate MRI fears

The doctor ordered an MRI. And if you are like many people, being in a confined space and lying in a tube can be scary.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Barrington, IL

Wednesday | Globe and Mail

The love and loss during a miscarriage

The Essay is a daily personal piece submitted by readers. Have a story to tell? See our guidelines at tgam.ca/essayguide .

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Wednesday | Blackpool Today

A 9m boost to cut wait times

More than 100 new pieces of kit have been installed at the hospital's radiology department, including mobile X-ray units, a vascular intervention lab and a CT scanner for the cardiothoracic unit which can also take images of the heart and coronary arteries.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Spring Hope Enterprise

Nash Breast Care Center now 'Pink Ribbon facility'

THE NASH BREAST CARE CENTER was recently honored with a Pink Ribbon Award for excellence in mammography imaging.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Spring Hope, NC

EurekAlert!

CT measures potentially dangerous arterial plaque in diabetic patients

Imaging of the coronary arteries with computed tomography angiography provides an accurate assessment of arterial plaque and could have a dramatic impact on the management of diabetic patients who face a high risk of heart attacks and other cardiovascular events, according to a new multicenter study published online in the journal Radiology .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Bethesda, MD, Diabetes, Health

The Trussville Tribune

Paine Intermediate teacher looks forward to Relay for Life

Kuhn, as a sophomore, played softball, volleyball and ran three miles per day. She began having pain in her right side, a pain that swelled big.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Trussville, AL

Switched

Researchers Learn How Women Feel After A False-Positive Result From A Mammogram

More women who get a false-positive result from a mammogram -- which is when a mammogram result is deemed abnormal by a radiologist, but no cancer ends up being present -- say they are likely to undergo future breast screening, compared with women who get back a negative result, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

The Times-Picayune

Kenner woman helps organize Noche Cubana, an evening of dance

Liquid Rhythm owners Mariangel Mendoza Dollis and Derik Dollis, along with Cristina Gutierrez and Julie Banks Mims, performed a Contemporary dance at Noche Cubana.

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Related Topix: Kenner, LA, Medicine, Metairie, LA, New Orleans, LA, Costa Rica, World News, Central America

Medical News Today

Increased risk for colorectal cancer following radiation therapy for cervical cancer

For your information: MNT accounts were not affected by the recent Heartbleed bug, as we were not running a vulnerable version of OpenSSL.

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Related Topix: Cervical Cancer, Colorectal Health, University of Texas Medical Branch

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Gail Collins: A Sebelius/Roberts race would have been fun

The Department of Health and Human Services secretary who gave us the Obamacare rollout says she is not going to go home to Kansas and take on Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, Medicine

Business Journal

Is less more in health care? What hospitals are doing to convince you that testing isn't necessary

Dr. James Jelinek, who started MedStar's radiation reduction program, which encourages radiologists to more carefully consider patient radiation exposure and referring physicians to rethink imaging.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Internal Medicine

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Times

Area breast cancer education events offer weekend of awareness

Who's eligible: Women age 40 and over with no breast concerns, who have not had a mammogram in the last 12 months and have a primary care physician The disease affects the lives of numerous people every year.

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Related Topix: Health, Breast Cancer, Gainesville, GA, Retail, Belk

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Altoona Mirror

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Kwock, who is board-certified by the American Board of Radiology, received a medical degree from Tulane University, New Orleans; did internship training at University of California, San Francisco, and residency training at University of Illinois, Chicago.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Tulane University, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Russia Travel, UC San Francisco, California, Europe Travel, San Francisco, Russia Travel, San Francisco Travel

CiteULike

Comparison of digital mammography alone and digital mammography plus...

To assess cancer detection rates, false-positive rates before arbitration, positive predictive values for women recalled after arbitration, and the type of cancers detected with use of digital mammography alone and combined with tomosynthesis in a large prospective screening trial.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Applied Radiology

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During the last 30 years or so, our emergency radiology section has hosted numerous visiting residents from many different countries.Initially, our group was uncertain how well these visits would work out.

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Related Topix: Medicine

KVAL-TV Eugene

'In the time I've been diagnosed, I've lost four friends to breast cancer'

Carol Hachey said she was caught off guard in 2010 when a self-discovered lump brought her to the radiologist.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

ABC15.com

New AZ law protects women's health

Forty percent of women have dense breast tissue which shows up white in a mammogram, which could mask a tumor delaying detection.

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Related Topix: Women's Health, Health, Medicine

Physician's Weekly

2014 Physician Compensation Report Highlights

A newcomer snatched a spot in the top 3 highest earning specialties - check out which one in our summary of Medscape's 2014 annual compensation report! In this year's Medscape Physician Compensation Report, a great turnout of over 24,000 physicians across 25 specialties shared their salaries, hours worked, and details of how healthcare reform ... (more)

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Related Topix: Health

JD Supra

Emerging EHR Risks: When Documentation May Not Be Enough

Today's Electronic Health Record technologies feature many tools that help providers practice more efficiently and allow them to spend more time caring for patients.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Medicare, Health

InformationWeek

Nuance Adds Radiology Image Sharing To Healthcare Cloud

Having won a strong following among radiologists who would rather dictate than type diagnostic reports on the images they read, Nuance Communications is branching out with a cloud service aimed at the images themselves.

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Related Topix: Nuance, Medicine, Marketing

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