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HealthHelp upgrades customer care technology with Qwest solutions

HealthHelp upgrades customer care technology with Qwest solutions

Radiation exposure during interventional procedures a concern for some developing countries

Radiation exposure during interventional procedures a concern for some developing countries

Inflammatory bowel disease on the rise in specific populations

Inflammatory bowel disease on the rise in specific populations

Study examines radiation dose estimates for pregnant women undergoing therapeutic ERCP

Study examines radiation dose estimates for pregnant women undergoing therapeutic ERCP

Diffusion weighted MR accurately identifies gynecologic malignancies

Diffusion weighted MR accurately identifies gynecologic malignancies

Magnetic resonance imaging technique of choice to exam pregnant patients with possible appendicitis

Magnetic resonance imaging technique of choice to exam pregnant patients with possible appendicitis

MR enterography eliminates unnecessary radiation exposure in patients with small bowel disease

MR enterography eliminates unnecessary radiation exposure in patients with small bowel disease

Majority of ordering physicians lack knowledge of radiation exposure risks from CT

Majority of ordering physicians lack knowledge of radiation exposure risks from CT

Excluding the lateral view in chest radiograph screenings decreases radiation exposure by 67 percent

Excluding the lateral view in chest radiograph screenings decreases radiation exposure by 67 percent

64-slice CT scanner most dose efficient for evaluating pregnant patients with possible pulmonary emboli

64-slice CT scanner most dose efficient for evaluating pregnant patients with possible pulmonary emboli

Developmental drug protects cells from the damaging effects of radiation exposure

Developmental drug protects cells from the damaging effects of radiation exposure

Radiation exposure linked to more aggressive thyroid cancer

Radiation exposure linked to more aggressive thyroid cancer

New 90-second radiotherapy therapy called RapidArc

New 90-second radiotherapy therapy called RapidArc

Blood test that predicts seriousness of a head injury gains momentum

Blood test that predicts seriousness of a head injury gains momentum

Many CT scans over lifetime may increase risk for cancer

Many CT scans over lifetime may increase risk for cancer

Study tracks increasing use of CT on pregnant women

Study tracks increasing use of CT on pregnant women

Revealed! - Missing link in how cells protect themselves from cancer

Revealed! - Missing link in how cells protect themselves from cancer

People without heart disease symptoms should use caution in obtaining cardiac imaging exams

People without heart disease symptoms should use caution in obtaining cardiac imaging exams

New cataract early detection device

New cataract early detection device

UC Davis team refines cancer treatments to reduce potential nerve damage

UC Davis team refines cancer treatments to reduce potential nerve damage