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Women's Health - Mammography debate continues

A recently released study from Sweden is fostering debate over what age women should get mammograms. Continued

MRI, CT and PET Scan Times

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Rate of Return of a Wellness Program

Before launching a Wellness Program decide what you are trying to achieve and set realistic timelines for achieving a return on your investment.  Continued

MRI Images - torn ACL and normal ACL

Media sources report Kevin Faulk of the New England Patriots may have suffered a torn ACL.  That is, a tear in the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). The knee’s four main ligaments tether the tibia (shin bone) to the femur (thigh bone). These... Continued

Does my size matter if I need an MRI?

Generally speaking you can get a high-quality MRI scan in a comfortable setting regardless of your body size. Access to care is not driven by body size though your personal comfort may come into play. In fact, professional athletes of all shapes... Continued

Radiation Therapy - deciphering common Radiation Therapy terms

The world of cancer care is often surrounded by terms and acronyms unfamiliar to most of us. In this blog we offer a glossary of common terms related to radiation therapy: Continued

Do I need an MRI or CT?

Do I need an MRI or CT? is one of the most frequently asked questions we hear on a daily basis and often followed by the question Is it safe?   Continued

iPad – the Role of the iPAD in Medicine and MRI Imaging

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