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Seeing is believing: Get the most quality and comfort from your MRI.

Most people will agree that the word “fun” doesn’t pop into their head when finding out they need to have an MRI scan. The majority of patients will be concerned with both their comfort during the scan and correctly diagnosing the injury. Some... Continued

Head trauma: a serious threat to children athletes. Is an MRI needed?

If your children play football or any contact sport, do they face the risk of injuring their head? Yes. If he or she never experiences a concussion, are they risk-free from any negative changes in the brain? No. Continued

Ten ways to make the most of your health care in 2013

This information is from:Castlight Health, Inc. San Francisco, CA (415) 829-1400, info@castlighthealth.c Continued

Tips for talking to your doctor about price

Taking an active role in your health and communicating with your doctor is critical to getting good healthcare; that includes discussions around cost. Here are some tips on preparing for discussions with your doctor about price. Get educated.... Continued

Torn Quadricep - as seen on an MRI

As the New England Patriots place Stephen Gostkowski on the injured reserve due to a torn quadricep & Shayne Graham steps in as the #1 kicker, folks are asking what does a tear look like on an MRI? Continued

CT Virtual Colonoscopy - What are the benefits?

Virtual colonoscopy (VC) is an examination of the large intestine and rectum involving a CT scan after the introduction of gas into the colon. Another name for the procedure is CT colonography. 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

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

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MRI - Medical Images & access for elders & students abroad

I too know the importance of quick and complete access to a family member's medical information as described in a recent blog by Dr. Tiron Pechet. Although my sisters and I carry an abbreviated list of our parents medications on a laminated card in... Continued

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