What We Look Like to Our Radiologist

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The striking beauty of MRI images—and what makes us human An MRI scan uses magnetism, radio waves and computer technology to produce images of different parts of the body. The combination of the magnetic field and radio waves create highly detailed images to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of various conditions and diseases. To...
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For Science! 7 Nifty Things Done During an MRI Scan

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Using the MRI machine in ways you never imagined—all for the sake of science! An MRI offers doctors a detailed view of organs and tissues throughout the entire body, safely and without the need for X-rays. Some of the most common reasons for an MRI include looking for sports injuries, tumors, aneurysms, nerve injury, spinal...
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Nurses Fight Back Against The View

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Why Kelley Johnson’s (Miss Colorado) Miss America talent performance will go down in history Perhaps they weren’t aware of how offensive they were being or how ignorant they sounded, but when The View co-hosts made commentary about Kelley Johnson’s (Miss Colorado) Miss America monologue, they incited a rash of outrage among nurses everywhere. Instead of...
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Why November Is the Hairiest Month of the Year

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What is Movember and why should you care? The month made famous for its turkey, sweet potato and pumpkin pie has now gained popularity for another reason—and it’s a hairy one. Since 2003, Movember (also called No Shave November) has been gaining popularity all over the world. To date, the charity has raised $650 million...
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Mammogram FAQs and Facts

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What every woman—and man—should know about getting a mammogram Since October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, here is some information to help you understand the best method to detect early breast cancer: the mammogram. What is a mammogram and why should I have one? In short, a mammogram is a low-dose x-ray picture of...
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What You Should Tell Your Doctor Before an MRI

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The more your doctor knows, the better your experience will be While MRI exams are safe, non-invasive and have no known side effects, it is still important for your doctor to know specifics about your health prior to a scan. The high quality images from your MRI will give your doctor insight into your body...
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Your CT Scan Is Scheduled: What Should You Expect?

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How to prepare for your upcoming CT scan If your doctor has prescribed computed tomography, better known as a CT or CAT scan, to diagnose a medical condition you’re experiencing, rest assured that the procedure is generally painless, fast and easy. And it is a valuable tool in helping your medical team determine what is...
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Do’s and Don’ts of Referring Your Legal Clients to Doctors

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What to do when your legal client asks for physician referral When an injured client comes to you and asks for help in finding the appropriate specialist for their situation, you’re more than willing to provide the name of a doctor or specialist that you know can help them, right? Not so fast. Ethically, it’s...
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Kanye West Got an MRI for His Migraine, Should You?

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It’s always best to err on the side of caution, so listen to your body—and ask your doctor While you may suffer from migraines from time to time and believe it’s fairly normal to do so, perhaps taking a cue from music superstar Kanye West and his team of physicians might be in order. You...
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How Your Office Can Participate in Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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October is your chance to help spread the word about early detection October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and presents an opportunity for you and your co-workers to create awareness about the disease and the importance of early detection. Know the facts As the second most common kind of cancer in women, breast cancer will...
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3 “Scary” Health Tests Made Easy

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Why you shouldn’t worry when you doctor says “we need to run some tests” Have you been avoiding an important health screening? Are you worried about an upcoming test you have scheduled? Whether you dread the exam or fear the result, overcoming these feelings and getting the test may be the decision that saves your...
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Medical Imaging in Personal Injury Cases

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A picture is worth a thousand words If you’ve ever watched a good legal drama, you know that any legitimate claim is supported by good evidence. And when it comes to personal injury claims, medical evidence is the most important kind. The records taken of treatment can prove how serious or debilitating the injuries have...
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