| Sep 7, 2012
| 4:32 PM
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| Mar 29, 2012
| 1:44 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Doctors order fewer lab tests when they have access to a patient's electronic medical records, according to a new study, but the efficiency may be confined to state-of-the-art records exchanges for now.
The new study is...
| Apr 4, 2012
Should you get a cardiac stress test as part of your annual checkup? A chest X-ray before outpatient surgery? A CT scan or antibiotics for chronic sinusitis?
In most cases, no.
But patients get these commonly used tests and procedures — and many...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 10:24 AM
A high ankle sprain such as the one Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger suffered Dec. 8 in the game against Cleveland differs from a low ankle sprain.
Dr. James Backstrom, chief medical officer of Foundation Radiology Group, said that...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 3:28 PM
For years, airport passengers and workers have had concerns about radiation exposure from the x-ray screening machines, and the TSA, in charge of aggressively approving the installation of so-called 'back-scatter' machines across the country, continues to...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 5:41 AM
Dr. Mary Monica Hamer, 55, is a radiologist at the Lake City Veterans Affairs Hospital with a cause.
She has taken on a “guardian angel” role to a man who is internationally reviled: Joran van der Sloot, 24, the last person to be seen with...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 11:27 AM
Mary Shallcross is positioned in the 3D digitial mamography machine to have
breast tomosynthesis at the Women's Imaging Center at Memorial Regional
Hospital in Hollywood. Photo by Amy Beth Bennett.
Bringing life-like detail to a hospital near you: the...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 4:42 PM
When a hit-and-run driver in Wicker Park last night narrowly missed 68-year-old radiologist Thomas Anderson but hit Rosey, his 10-year-old black Labrador retriever mix, all he could think of were the two animals he was walking.
“I just felt...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 9:13 AM
Grateful that a breast examination as part of a study of an automated ultrasound device led to her cancer diagnosis, Yvette Kaweblum testified at a Food and Drug Administration hearing in Washington, D.C. in April. The device was approved by the FDA...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 10:26 PM
October is especially busy for radiologist Sheryl Siegmund-Weekly.
Because it's breast cancer awareness month, more women are getting their mammograms, said Siegmund-Weekly, who works at at Avera St. Luke's Hospital.
The mammogram X-ray produces...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 3:15 PM
— Magellan Health Services Inc. saw its stock leap early Friday as third-quarter earnings beat analysts' expectations.
Net income for the three-month period ending Sept. 30 was $66.3 million, or $2.36 per diluted share, compared with $31.4 million,...