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I Have A Heart Murmur (Part 3)

Tom Reiman | Posted 08.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Tom Reiman

In parts 1 and 2, I discussed the original diagnosis of my aortic valve regurgitation (heart murmur); later referral from my internist to a cardiologi...

At the Top of My Lungs: Waiting to Exhale

Jennifer Glass | Posted 02.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Glass

My most recent CT scan came back with encouraging results. The tumors in my neck have all but disappeared and the primary tumor in my lung has not grown. For now, we can say that my cancer seems to be contained and we are working to manage it so that it does not grow or spread again.

The (Really Scary) Invisible Gorilla

Wray Herbert | Posted 03.31.2013 | Science
Wray Herbert

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?

Early Human Bones Part Of 'Paleoanthropological Jackpot'

| Posted 07.27.2012 | Science

By Kate Wong Readers of this blog may have noticed that I’m obsessed with a recently discovered member of the human family tree: the nearly two m...

Obesity Raises Risk From Common Medical Test, Study Suggests

Posted 04.07.2012 | Science

By: Rachael Rettner, MyHealthNewsDaily Staff Writer Published: 04/06/2012 11:04 AM EDT on MyHealthNewsDaily Obese people may be exposed to more ...

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...

Why We Should Think Twice About Getting A CT Scan

Shannon Brownlee | Posted 07.08.2011 | Home
Shannon Brownlee

For all the benefits CT imaging offers, it's still radiation, and some in the American medical community worry that radiological imaging is causing cancer.

Are Radiation-Producing Medical Tests Necessary?

Helene Pavlov, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Helene Pavlov, M.D.

The first question should be: "Is this test necessary?" The next question is: "How will the result of this test influence how I am to be treated?"

CT Scan Radiation Will Kill 15,000 will die from CT scans done in 1 year | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Radiation from CT scans done in 2007 will cause 29,000 cancers and kill nearly 15,000 Americans, researchers said Monday....

Dealing With Holiday Back Pain

Helene Pavlov, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Helene Pavlov, M.D.

Wintertime and the hectic holiday season is upon us, bringing long lines and standing around -- carrying way too many packages, carrying things that you know are too heavy or awkward to carry, etc.