| Sep 13, 2012
Cancer is running out of places to hide. A new blood test can ferret out a single cancer cell tucked away among a billion healthy cells. Radiologists are using crystal-clear 3-D mammograms to find suspicious spots and lumps that they never could have seen...
| May 31, 2012
| 8:06 PM
Sydney Harris,11, celebrates three years of being "cancer-free" this weekend. Her brother, Joshua, 16, can make the same claim for six years. Both were treated atChildren's Hospital of the King's Daughters in Norfolk, which sees 500 pediatric cancer...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 8:00 PM
Chief Medical Officer of Foundation Radiology Group, Dr. James W. Backstrom, was named one of the top radiologists in his field by Pittsburgh Magazine in its annual "Top Doctors" issue. Only 13 radiologists made the 2012 list out of the more than 300 in...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 6:30 PM
The president of Magellan Health Services Inc., who worked with Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini at Cigna Corp. a decade ago, has been recruited to oversee the same Aetna business segments that Bertolini first headed up when he started in 2003.
| Jan 18, 2012
Hadiya Jackson is feeling anxious as she awaits her MRI. The Lake Park High School gymnast banged her knee doing a back walkover on the beam, and she's hoping it's not fractured.
Jackson slides her left leg into a circular tube in a new MRI machine that'...
| Sep 15, 2012
It's hard to tell sometimes who's more challenged by health care, the consumer or the health-care provider.
"The system needs greater transparency," says Dr. Ethan Foxman, president and chief executive officer of Jefferson Radiology, "with easy access to...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Dr. Henry N. Wagner Jr., a retired Johns Hopkins nuclear medicine professor who did early research in his field, died of complications from heart disease Tuesday at his Mount Washington home. He was 85.
Born in Baltimore and raised on West Fayette...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 12:59 PM
The Pediatric Radiology program practices state-of-the-art imaging. Radiologists utilize state-of-the-art equipment including PET/CT and MR imaging. "We do films, we do fluoroscopy, which is sort of like living x-ray, we can actually watch the function of...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 9:56 PM
A Columbia man whose family maintains his innocence has been given a chance to keep from his record a child abuse charge involving his infant son.
Jason R. Mettler, 27, entered a no contest plea on Tuesday to a count of abuse of or cruelty to a minor....
| Jul 25, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Kenneth Eugene Lutz (Coach Magic), 68, of Boonsboro, Md., passed from this life on Saturday, July 21, 2012, at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center in Philadelphia, Pa.
Born July 12, 1944, in Harrisburg, Pa., he was the son of the late Roy C. and Bertha...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 8:44 AM
Magellan Health Services Inc. of Avon reported a 21 drop in second-quarter earnings Friday due partly to the rising cost of caring for patients with behavioral health problems and in its radiology and pharmaceutical business segments.