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An MRI scanner in the background with a screen and the scan information in the foreground, used to explain MRI safety

Safety Measures During MRI Scans

May 1, 2024

While once rare, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans are increasingly more common in everyday health care. MRI scans are used to diagnose the causes of […]

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12 Conditions a Chest CT Scan or MRI Scan Can Help Your Doctor Diagnose

February 20, 2024

If you have unexplained symptoms in your chest or unexpected findings from a chest X-ray or another imaging study, your physician may order a chest […]

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A child undergoing an MRI scan, used to explain pediatric radiology

Pediatric Radiology: Fulfilling Children’s Unique Imaging Needs

January 29, 2024

When children face health issues like illnesses, sports injuries or potential broken bones, medical imaging becomes a crucial aspect of their care. Our younger patients’ […]

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A photograph of an MRI machine, used to explain how long an MRI scan takes

How Long Does an MRI Take? A Comprehensive Guide

November 15, 2023

If you’ve ever suffered from a shoulder, knee, back or other injury, you may be familiar with magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI. This type of […]

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An imaging expert looking at scans of a knee, used to explain ACL and MCL injuries

Love Your Ligaments: Tips for Preventing ACL and MCL Injuries

November 1, 2023

Whether you’re an elite athlete or a recreational enthusiast, if you play football, soccer, baseball, softball or another sport involving running, jumping and changing direction […]

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Older woman holding the side of her forehead with her hand, used to explain reasons why someone may need a head CT

8 Conditions a Head CT Scan Can Assess or Reveal

September 20, 2023

If you have or may have a health condition that affects your brain or head, your doctor may order a computed tomography (or CT) scan. […]

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Young tennis player holding her elbow, used to explain sports injuries

8 Common Sports Injuries That Imaging Can Help Diagnose

August 14, 2023

When a sports injury happens, it’s important to get a fast, accurate diagnosis, so you can get back in play as soon as possible. Doctors […]

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Photo of someone having a CT scan, used to explain a lung cancer screening via low-dose lung CT scan

This Simple Lung Cancer Screening Could Help Save Your Life

July 31, 2023

Lung cancer is the second-most common cancer in both men and women, affecting around 240,000 people annually. Thanks to advances in screening technology and medication, […]

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Photo of someone holding a baseball with a mitt and in a baseball uniform, used to explain shoulder injuries

Baseball Shoulder Injuries and Other Sports-Related Rotator Cuff Problems

April 21, 2023

More than two million Americans experience some type of rotator cuff problem every year. Your rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons that […]

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CT scan images which can be used to help detect cancer

CT Scan for Cancer: What Types Are Detected With This Imaging?

March 2, 2023

Cancer detection has come a long way in the past few decades. Advances in technology have made it easier to screen for many types of […]

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Cardiac scoring test

Heart Health Imaging 101: Calcium Scoring Test or CCTA?

January 26, 2023

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. Yet many people who have heart disease don’t know they have it. Other people […]

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Medical provider holding up model of lumbar spine and pointing at a particular spot, used to explain a Lumbar spine mri

What Does a Lumbar Spine MRI Show Your Doctor?

December 13, 2022

When lower back pain becomes severe, it has the potential to affect your daily activities and quality of life. To diagnose the cause of your […]

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Visualization of the heart vessels (coronary vessels), on a medical monitor, used to explain coronary computed tomography angiography

Reclaim Your Heart Health With Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography

October 17, 2022

Keeping your heart healthy is one of the most important things you can do for your overall health. That’s why it’s important to seek medical […]

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Woman holding leg, used to explain a muscle strain or tear

Muscle Strain vs. Tear: How an MRI Can Help Diagnose the Difference

October 10, 2022

Whether you’re an active athlete, an occasional gym-goer, or a person whose physical activity is limited, you’re at risk for a muscle injury. Muscle strains […]

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Ct scan of an abdomen

How Long Does a CT Scan of the Abdomen Take?

September 2, 2022

Your abdomen contains many vital organs, including your stomach, small intestine, large intestine, liver, pancreas, bladder, kidneys and more. If you have symptoms that indicate […]

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