How to Decide if Lung Cancer Screening is Right for You

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Early detection of lung cancer is vital, so why do experts only recommend screenings for high-risk patients? Lung cancer is a truly devastating disease. It can be aggressive, painful, weakening, and life-threatening. Anyone whose life has been touched by this medical issue knows that it should not be taken lightly. Because the condition rarely shows...
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Outpatient vs. Hospital-based Imaging: Which is Better?

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Why you should get your medical imaging exam done at an outpatient center Think about the last time you had a medical imaging exam. Where did you get it done? Did you put any thought into where you went or did you just go to the first place that was recommended or the closet facility...
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An Introduction to Interoperability in Healthcare

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And the 4 Keys to Successful Information Sharing We live in a world where online communication is essential to our daily lives, from the small things to the ones that affect survival. As we have evolved as a society, how we share information has evolved with us. We now expect immediate answers to all of...
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Could Electronic Image Ordering Be the Next Big Thing in Healthcare?

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How digital is changing the medical world. For anyone not living under a rock, it's obvious we live in a digital world. Gone are the days when paper was king – it's all about digital now and the healthcare industry is following suit. Instantaneous access to information is a part of every aspect of our...
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Debunking 3 Common Image-Sharing Misconceptions

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It’s easier, cost effective, and secure. If you’ve ever gotten an MRI, you probably didn’t put much thought into how the image is sent from one doctor to another, but healthcare providers do. Electronic image-sharing has become more popular in recent years, but some providers are still wary about using it because of misunderstandings about...
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What Makes a Good Imaging Partner

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How to tell if your imaging partner is meet your needs, and the needs of your patients. If you are a doctor or manager of a medical facility, what do you look for in your imaging partner? Are they meeting you needs by delivering prompt service? Are they giving you the information you need so...
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Bone Health and Your Future

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Think bones are just for holding you up? Think again! Find out why bone health is so important to our overall wellbeing. Lots of people think of bones as a hard, lifeless material. They think their bones have more in common with rocks than with muscles, but the truth is bones are living, growing, active...
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Second Opinions and Cancer Treatment: Why They Matter to Your Health

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No matter how much you trust your doctor, a second opinion may be the right decision. Medical diagnosis and treatments can be very complex. With so many variables, it’s nearly impossible for anyone, even highly-trained doctors, to get it right every time. Despite the advancements in medical knowledge and screening technology, nothing is 100% accurate....
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Running vs. Walking: The Pros and Cons of Both

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Can’t decide between running and walking? Take a look at the advantages and disadvantage of both. Running and walking are two of the most popular activities available. They are both affordable (you can’t beat free!) and easy to start. You don’t need to pay a gym membership, purchase a workout DVD, or learn advanced techniques...
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Increasing Bone Density

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Find out what you can do to keep your bones strong, healthy, and dense. Bone density is an important health subject for every person. All too often, we don’t think about our bones, let alone take action to keep them healthy, until we have a fracture. However, a strong frame of dense, healthy bones helps...
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Dyslexia Diagnosis: Another Potential Tool for MRI Scans

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Diagnosing dyslexia takes years, but MRI scanning could bring faster results and better treatment for young children. Dyslexia makes learning to read extremely difficult. A child or adult with dyslexia might be perfectly bright and intelligent in other areas, but they struggle to manipulate the sounds and letters of language. It’s a troubling problem for...
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