radiology

Science
It's time to give interventional oncologists the attention and recognition they deserve for improving the lives of cancer patients.
Science
But don't expect it to threaten radiologists' job security anytime soon.
Wellness
Hospitals should be places of safe health care delivery and recovery from acute or chronic illness. You should also be a smart patient. Take inventory of your kidney health prior to coming to the hospital and share these answers with your health care practitioner so that they are reflected in your medical records.
Wellness
Mammography will remain a controversial issue because it is an imperfect tool involving ionizing radiation. Let's move beyond this method that is decades old and move forward with an early detection method for breast cancer that will not increase a women's cancer risk at all.
Healthy Living
A properly ordered and acquired imaging examination, with an accurate radiologist's interpretation combined with collaboration between the referring clinician's input regarding the history and physical examination, constitutes optimal patient care.
Wellness
At a time when patients are craving more personalized care and search engines are providing "diagnoses" that are all too often incorrect, this sort of collaboration among physicians is essential to maintaining a first class health care system.
Science
What the invisible gorilla study shows is that if we are paying very close attention to one thing, we often fail to notice other things in our field of vision -- even very obvious things. What if this perceptual quirk has serious, even life-threatening, implications?
Wellness
As radiology increasingly plays a central role in our health care system, we need to make sure the information patients receive is clear, accurate and useful in their decision-making process.
Women
I realize now how many times I had driven past buildings where people were being treated and had no idea. I became one of those people. I stand back, looking at the year that has passed, and still struggle to find the words to describe it.
Wellness
Her journey had begun on Jan. 6, 1993. The day after Sept. 11, 2001, Annie was called by her oncologist and told that she
Business
Still, not everyone in the medical profession has it so rough. Professions like dental hygienist, audiologist and occupational
Healthy Living
What many parents and children do not understand are the dangers associated with sports related head injuries.
Healthy Living
Does your doctor take hard copy or digital radiology images? Does he/she have access to images via PACS? If not, are they working on making it happen?
Healthy Living
The courts have increasingly been recognizing the significance of the radiologist and that they are a critical part of the healthcare team.
Healthy Living
he economic bell is still tolling -- and the sound is not a welcome one. People who once felt shielded by the effect of the economic crisis are beginning to come to terms with the reality.
Healthy Living
In the world of radiology, medical oncology, and other fields of medicine where radiation plays a key role in diagnosis and treatment, safety must be top priority.
Books
It is a remarkable book, if, that is, you don't mind getting kicked repeatedly in the gut. It is also a beautiful story.
Healthy Living
My biggest piece of advice for anyone looking closely at Eastern medical practices is to do research, keep an open mind and consult with your physician.
Healthy Living
National Radiologic Technology Week is celebrated annually to recognize the vital work of Radiologic Technologists across the nation.