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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.

Americans Get Most Radiation From Medical Scans

AP | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

We fret about airport scanners, power lines, cell phones and even microwaves. It's true that we get too much radiation. But it's not from those source...

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

beliefnet.com | 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.