| Sep 23, 2013
| 1:32 PM
Demolition of the Spinning Wheel restaurant on Ogden Avenue is slated to begin this fall to make way for a $48 million cancer center to be operated by Adventist Hinsdale and Adventist Lagrange hospitals.
The two-story Hinsdale Adventist Cancer Institute...
| Sep 12, 2013
On Dec. 1, Robert Hansen suffered a ministroke.
The Woodridge resident was taken to the emergency room at Edward Hospital & Health Services in Naperville, where he underwent a series of tests, including several CT scans.
There was no evidence of...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 1:31 PM
Magellan Health Services Inc. of Avon announced Monday it plans to spend $100 million to acquire a pharmacy-benefits management company based in Scottsdale, Ariz.
Magellan will pay with cash on hand and expects to complete its purchase of Partners Rx,...
| Oct 21, 2013
Mammography screening, the accepted "gold standard" for early detection of breast cancer has dramatically reduced the mortality rate for the number two cancer killer of women. When found at Stage 0 or 1, women have a 100 percent five-year survival rate,...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 4:09 PM
GAYLORD, Mich. (AP) — Technicians at a northern Michigan hospital used a CT scan machine Saturday to take X-rays of a wooden beam that could be part of the Griffin, a ship commanded by the French explorer La Salle that has been missing for more than...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 1:00 PM
As doctors, nurses and other health care professionals come to rely on machines and devices to help them diagnose and treat diseases and conditions, jobs for technicians who service and repair these machines are growing. These technicians can eventually...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 7:52 AM
Hagerstown Ice & Sports Complex will host dryland hockey training at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Aug. 13 through Sept. 10, at the rink, 580 Security Road, Hagerstown.
The training is a 90-minute session that will focus on basic speed, agility...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 4:46 PM
An influential U.S. health care panel's recommendation for lung cancer screening of high-risk patients could fortify Baltimore-area hospitals' efforts to prevent deaths from the disease, which kills more each year than the next four deadliest cancers...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 12:59 PM
An influential U.S. health care panel's recommendation for lung cancer screening of high-risk patients could fortify some hospitals' efforts to prevent deaths from the disease, which kills more each year than the next four deadliest cancers combined....
| Jul 16, 2013
| 11:35 AM
Almost four years ago Ravi Shamaiengar, a radiologist with Tidewater Diagnostic Imaging who practices at Williamsburg Regional Medical Center, started work on designing a better travel pillow. A frequent traveler who suffers from neck pain, he found...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 5:17 PM
Approximately 3,020 cancers could be prevented each year if doctors were more judicious about ordering CT scans for kids, according to a new study.
A CT scan is essentially a series of X-rays combined to give physicians a three-dimensional view of a...