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The 'Pinhole' Cancer Treatment You've Probably Never Heard of

Peter Pattison | Posted 04.01.2016 | Science
Peter Pattison

It's time to give interventional oncologists the attention and recognition they deserve for improving the lives of cancer patients.

The Inside Story

Jerry Zezima | Posted 03.24.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

If there is one kind of doctor I could never be, it's a gastroenterologist. Aside from the fact that I'm a gasbag, the reason is simple: When it comes to invasive medical procedures that involve the exploration of cavities not treated by a dentist, I don't know which end is up.

Life Lessons From A CAT Scan

Holly Robinson | Posted 03.15.2013 | TED Weekends
Holly Robinson

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgMy mother is convinced that weird genetic anomalies happen in sets of three. She is certain that this third thing will be like that: just a part of my son's body that's unlike most of ours. But what if it isn't?

The Medical Over-Reaction of "Just To Be Sure"

Ann Brenoff | Posted 02.03.2013 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

My husband, who had open heart surgery in 2006, recently stumbled on uneven pavement. His fall led led to X-rays, blood work an EKG and countless other tests with the recommendation that he then head over to the ER for a CAT Scan "just to be sure." Just to be sure of what?

Stradivarius Violin Recreated By CAT Scan

Posted 12.01.2011 | Arts

Stradivarius, a name associated with excellence in any field, originated from the finely-tuned instruments that the Stradivari family crafted. They ar...

Medical Imaging Company Busted Giving Illegal CT Scans

Posted 10.08.2011 | Denver

Medical imaging company Heart Check America, which has been forced to shut down its Colorado clinics, has been ordered to pay $3.2 million by the Colo...

"Kidney Stone II: The Sequel"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

In what I fear will become a series with more sequels than "Rocky," I had my second kidney stone.

Of Death and Taxes

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

We are more than willing to accept an increase in taxes that would make it possible for people under sixty-five to get the same healthcare we do. The only alternative is national bankruptcy.

Tips From A Cancer Survivor To Help Ease Your Fear About Medical Tests | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

It's that time of year again for me. Testing time. Ye Annual CAT Scanne. Like the Olde Time Ice Cream Shoppe. But with doctors and isotope-laced Cryst...

My Brain and the Ontario Health Care System

Paul E. Barber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul E. Barber

The complaints directed at Canada's health care system about waiting times for treatment are without foundation. My experience -- I was treated for a brain tumor in 2004 -- says quite the opposite.