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Shields: Here for you, Here for your family

Moms are the quarterback of their family and keeping their team safe is the most important job of all. That's why we're so glad to hear from mom's with stories like Lyndsay, and are pleased to be able to honor their experience as we celebrate... Continued

Happy Earth Day! - Sustainability in Health Care

Happy Earth Day!  Continued

5 Myths About Breast Screening

Myth: A breast MRI can take the place of an annual mammogram Continued

How do I know if I need a prostate MRI?

Prostate cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in men. Prostate cancer that is detected early, when it’s still confined to the prostate, has a better chance of successful treatment. That’s where a multiparametric prostate MRI comes in. Continued

Tell the men in your life about the "Manogram"

Manogram - it's not a typo. Continued

Take a Safer Look at Crohn’s Disease

Chronic diseases are never easy. They require constant doctor’s appointments, testing, medications and monitoring. Crohn’s disease is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease. It causes inflammation of your digestive tract, which can lead to... Continued

Ain't No Mountain High Enough: What if this "Game of Thrones" character needed an MRI? Could he fit in an open machine?


What is an arthrogram?



1. An open-bore MRI machine is bigger and roomier. When it comes to headroom, Shields’ 70 cm openings are wider from top to bottom than the classic 60 cm MRI bore. For a claustrophobic patient who needs a head scan, this means the machine is... Continued

Multiple Sclerosis and MRI

Although the cause of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is unknown ongoing research is moving forward at a remarkable pace and more potential therapies appear to be in the pipeline than ever before.  Continued

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