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FDA Approves First Blood Test to Detect Concussions February 14, 2018

Many Patients Know Too Little About Their MRI, CT Scans: Study February 13, 2018

Kidney Stones on the Rise Among Women February 13, 2018

Pricey ER Tests for Chest Pain Often Unnecessary November 15, 2017

Calcium in Arteries May Best Predict Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke August 31, 2017

Factors such as cholesterol and blood pressure might be less of a concern, study contends

CT Scans Might Help Gauge Heart Attack Risk July 12, 2017

Researchers aim to identify vulnerable patients before damage becomes irreversible

Scans Not Worthwhile for Most Thyroid Cancers: Study July 21, 2016

Doctors found checking for recurrences with these low-risk tumors didn't affect survival rates

Doctors Should Bone Up on CT Scan Cancer Risks July 15, 2016

Many not aware of exact radiation exposure, Canadian study finds

Out-of-Pocket X-Ray, CT Scan Costs Vary Widely May 16, 2016

And trying to get hospitals to reveal the price can be tricky, study authors say

High Deductibles = Fewer Imaging Tests: Study January 14, 2016

Insurance costs keep patients from seeking X-ray, CT or MRI scans, researchers report

Study Finds Blood Test May Detect Concussion in Kids November 10, 2015

Could help reduce the number of CT scans, and the radiation exposure they bring, experts say

CT Scans for Lung Cancer Turn Up Few False-Positives: Study October 01, 2015

Worries that wider adoption of the screen might lead to unnecessary surgeries are unfounded, experts say

CT Scan Use in Kids Fell Over Past Decade August 24, 2015

More children are undergoing MRI scans and ultrasounds, which don't carry radiation risks

Lung Scans May Help Track Suspicious Masses, Study Says June 23, 2015

Annual screening could catch changes that signal beginnings of cancer

Millions of Smokers May Have Undiagnosed Lung Disease June 22, 2015

Study shows scans, other tests can help spot respiratory problems early

New Stroke Prevention Efforts May Be Paying Off March 31, 2015

CDC study finds fewer patients treated in ERs for blood clots in the brain

Ob-Gyns: Use Ultrasound to Assess Pelvic Symptoms March 31, 2015

It's safer, cheaper than other types of imaging, doctors say

Early Scans for Back Pain May Do Little to Help Seniors March 17, 2015

Researchers saw no difference in outcomes, even though more money was spent on treatments

Study Gauges Value of CT Scans for Heart Patients March 16, 2015

CT may slightly outperform 'functional' tests because it helps rule out unnecessary procedures, researchers say

CT Scans Might Spot Heart Risks More Clearly in Patients With Chest Pain March 16, 2015

Study found they changed treatments, lowered chances of later heart attack more than standard care

Excessive Use of Medical Scans Varies By Region March 12, 2015

Doctors tend to order more imaging technologies in the Northeast, study found

Brain Scans Yield Clues to Future Stroke Risk December 04, 2014

Those with damage due to lack of blood flow more likely to suffer recurrence

Medicare to Cover Lung Cancer Screening for Long-Time Smokers November 11, 2014

Experts applaud decision, saying it will save thousands of lives

Groups Call for Medicare Coverage of Lung Cancer Screening September 30, 2014

CT scans for high-risk seniors covered by private insurers, but Medicare not required to do so

Too Many Heart Scans May Pose Radiation Risks, Cardiologists Say September 29, 2014

American Heart Association urges doctors to make sure patient understands dangers, test is appropriate

Sophisticated Chest Scans May Raise Children's Lifetime Cancer Risk June 09, 2014

These imaging tests expose kids with heart disease to high doses of radiation, researchers report

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