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Study Utilizes Digital Imaging to Show Relationship Between Alcohol Use and Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

Study Utilizes Digital Imaging to Show Relationship Between Alcohol Use and Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

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A study done with CCTA to show the association between light/moderate alcohol use and CAD shows no adverse (or positive) effects on the heart of light alcohol consumption.

PET-MR Helps Better Detect Breast Cancer Metastases in the Brain and Other Areas

PET-MR Helps Better Detect Breast Cancer Metastases in the Brain and Other Areas

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A recent breast cancer imaging study has shown significant improvement in the quality of imaging due to the sensitivity of new PET/MR hybrid scanning. The benefits of PET/MR imaging are greater than those of PET/CT and very well may end up replacing the PET/CT scan altogether, especially for detecting cancer metastases.

Myth Debunked: Medical X-Rays ARE Safe for Kids

Myth Debunked: Medical X-Rays ARE Safe for Kids

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Despite increasing worries over the last several years, recent studies have proven that X-ray exams do not expose children to dangerous levels of radiation. The amount of radiation used in X-ray scans is lower than the amounts of background, environmental radiation that children are exposed to on a regular basis. There’s no need to worry about adverse effects to your child’s health with X-rays.

CT Scans Vs. PET Scans

CT Scans Vs. PET Scans

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CT and PET scans are both widely used radiological procedures, but they are very different in terms of how the actual imaging is done. Learn more about differences in cost, length of procedure, and what each test is able to measure.

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