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“A mammogram saved my life”: Why one breast cancer survivor believes mammograms are critical to survival

A mammogram caught her breast cancer and her doctors were able to treat it. Every year, she goes in for a mammogram to see if it’s come back.

A Prescription for Combatting Medical Errors: Effective Communication

How Nurses Play a Critical Role in Information Hand-offs Miscommunication that occurs during the exchange of information between health care providers accounts for approximately 80% of adverse events in the health [...]

This mom thought she was going to the doctor for a 45-minute appointment. It turned into a 45-day stay

Born six weeks early, these twin boys are now happy and healthy toddlers.  In 2013, Louise Muth was thrilled to be pregnant with her first children, a set of twin boys. [...]

How These Parents of Premature Babies Learned to Trust Their Journey

Born 13 weeks early, these twins are now vibrant and healthy little girls

Museum Finds 15th Century Work of Art in Its Storage Room, Restores It Using CT

In Bergamo, Italy, Humanitas Gavazzeni Imaging Department helps Accademia Carrara find long sought-after answers on painting Usually fairly quiet, the hallways of the Humanitas Gavazzeni Radiology Department buzz with excitement and [...]

A 1,000-square-foot medical clinic in the Andes Mountains is transforming rural healthcare

In the mountains of Peru, a husband and wife run a Quechuan-speaking center where patients pay what they can and are never turned away due to a lack of resources High [...]

Superbugs, Sepsis and Smart Antibiotic Stewardship

How Superbugs Can Drive Up Sepsis Rates – and How to Reverse the Trend It’s a disturbing dilemma: The more antibiotics are used, the less effective they become. That’s why the [...]

Is this command center the way all hospitals will soon run?

5 questions with: Matthias Merkel, M.D., Ph.D., and James Heilman, M.D., M.B.A., of Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) By Kieran Murphy As many business leaders out there know, when an [...]

No More Sleepless Nights: How Ultrasound Gave This Breast Cancer Survivor Peace of Mind

When a mammogram missed Jacquelyn’s breast cancer due to her dense breast tissue, she learned about Automated Breast Ultrasound When Jacquelyn Gebel was 36 years old, she began experiencing a sharp [...]

Examining the Size, Shape, and Function of the Fetal Heart in Less than Three Minutes for the First Time Ever

This doctor took a program that was used by adult and pediatric cardiologists to examine the heart’s function and applied it to the fetal heart     At 18 weeks, a [...]

Mending a broken heart: How CT can help doctors treat heart disease

New study identifies non-invasive solution to help cardiologists diagnose and treat heart disease There’s a reason coronary artery disease (CAD) is the number one killer in most countries. When a key [...]

Women say this small device is changing their perception of getting a mammogram

A recent study shows that advances in breast health technology may help overcome the number one reason patients avoid a mammogram — the fear of results and anxiety from the pain [...]
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