Category Archives: Health Care

‘The older you are, the worse the hospital is for you’

Experts told CNN that the unique needs of older patients are not a priority for most hospitals. Many elderly patients experience significant mental and/or physical deterioration while they’re in the hospital, even if they recover from the original injury or … Continue reading

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X-ray may be best screening tool for diagnosing knee pain

Have you ever visited the doctor for knee pain or injuries from osteoarthritis? If you have, you’re not alone! This is one of the most common reasons for a visit to the doctor’s office. MRIs are widely used by doctors … Continue reading

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X-Rays Help Deliver Chemotherapy Drugs Accurately

Researchers are developing a new way to deliver targeted chemotherapy by sending tiny medicine-filled balloons into the body and using x-rays to pop them near the tumors. These tiny remote-controlled medicines are able to travel through the body and release … Continue reading

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New X-Ray Technology Increases Breast Cancer Detection Accuracy

Teledyne DALSA, an Ontario-based global leader in digital X-Ray image sensing technology, introduced its CMOS X-Ray detector for mammography at the RSNA 2015 Technical Exhibition in Chicago in early December. The Xineos family of advanced CMOS X-Ray detectors is the industry benchmark … Continue reading

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X-Ray of Ronald Reagan

Everybody gets x-rays– even presidents! Reagan was shot in the ribs in 1981, right at the beginning of his presidency. He was immediately taken to the hospital and x-rayed, where he was in a lot of pain but still cracking … Continue reading

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What you need to know about Specialty Portable X-Ray

Medicare covers the cost of your home exam, as well as nearly all other insurance carriers. Anyone who would find it physically or psychologically taxing to obtain an exam outside of their  home is qualified for home exams Results are sent … Continue reading

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