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At the Walla Walla VA, doctor disillusionment

At the Walla Walla VA, doctor disillusionment “Every patient I had has to travel to Walla Walla to get a colonoscopy,” Hibbs explained. “They have to go to the toilet for hours beforehand, they can't eat. then they want them to travel to Walla Walla, with someone, for the procedure? A lot of my … […]

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Lobos likely without Wiggins, Jones and Gautsche on Saturday

Lobos likely without Wiggins, Jones and Gautsche on Saturday Davie also said cornerback Cranston Jones will likely miss Saturday's game. Jones suffered an elbow injury against the Miners. “We're going to do a CT scan to make sure there's not some sort of crack in there,” said Davie. “The x-ray was negative, they … Full […]

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Standing Up To Cancer: Farrah Fawcett's Dream Continues

Standing Up To Cancer: Farrah Fawcett's Dream Continues Stewart relates that the delay in Fawcett receiving her first colonoscopy may have resulted in her being diagnosed with stage 4 anal cancer. Although Fawcett was diagnosed with anal cancer, she apparently was never diagnosed with HPV, according to … Full News here – Read more on Forbes

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Preventive care tests raise health care costs

Preventive care tests raise health care costs Making an economic case for colonoscopies is much more difficult. Colonoscopies are both a routine screening as well as a diagnostic tool when there are symptoms. And they are also a treatment procedure to remove polyps that may be precancerous. Full News here – Read more on The […]

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26 Lira market traders injured in accident

26 Lira market traders injured in accident More victims were requested to carry out an x-ray and CT scan to establish the problem with their waist, chest, and neck as many complained of severe pain. Children looking at the truck which overturned and injured 26 traders. PHOTO/ Hudson Apunyo. Full News here – Read more […]

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Baby's skull fracture probed in New Rochelle

Baby's skull fracture probed in New Rochelle NEW ROCHELLE – Police are investigating after a hospital reported Thursday that a 1-year-old New Rochelle boy's CAT scan showed a past skull fracture, a police spokesman said. "No abuse is suspected at this time but we're investigating," Capt. Joseph … Full News here – Read more on The […]

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Thank you!

Thank you! He went over every CT scan, MRI and x-ray Ty had since 2007. He felt surgery was needed immediately. Surgery was scheduled for July 7th and we had less than 4 weeks to come up with the booking fee and multiple other down payments, co-pays, deposits, … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Auditor that Accredited VA Hospitals Where Patients Died to Review Same

Auditor that Accredited VA Hospitals Where Patients Died to Review Same … The fixes came too late for 44-year-old Army veteran Barry Coates, who was diagnosed with advanced colorectal cancer after more than a year of waiting for a colonoscopy. “It is likely too late for me,” the 44-year-old Army veteran testified before a … Full […]

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Mayo offers at-home colon cancer test; stool sample goes in the mail

Mayo offers at-home colon cancer test; stool sample goes in the mail While the colonoscopy will remain the gold standard for colon cancer screening — particularly among elderly adults with family histories of the disease — Mayo officials said this alternative will lead to more screening of adults who are squeamish … Full News here […]

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Young singer's 'hayfever' turned out to be debilitating brain tumour

Young singer's 'hayfever' turned out to be debilitating brain tumour After weeks of tests which involved going to the Walton Centre in Liverpool and undergoing two lumbar punctures, a CT scan and three MRI scans, she was finally diagnosed with a 1.5cm pineal cystic tumour. She has since suffered from a number of … Full News […]

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Corrective Eye Surgery and Lens Implants

Corrective Eye Surgery and Lens Implants Modern approaches to corrective eye surgery range from laser vision correction through procedures such as LASIK and PRK to the surgical insertion of artificial lenses. Such procedures can treat a broad range of nearsightedness, farsightedness and … Full News here – Read more on InsideHalton.com

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Barrett's esophagus associated with increased risk for colon polyps

Barrett's esophagus associated with increased risk for colon polyps Results showed those with Barrett's esophagus were 80% more likely to have any type of polyp detected during colonoscopy and 50% more likely to have adenomas detected. “This association might have important implications,” Arthi Kumaravel, MD, of the … Full News here – Read more on Healio

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Watching Ferguson, Furious, From 1000 Miles Away

Watching Ferguson, Furious, From 1000 Miles Away Central Park, this weekend, felt like a painting to me. Here were all these kids, many of them rich as kings, running around carefree while the situation in Ferguson, Mo., tightened like a fist. I'm thinking specifically of "Landscape With The Fall of … Full News here – […]

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CDI Now Offers Ground-Breaking 3D Mammography

CDI Now Offers Ground-Breaking 3D Mammography CDI offers its patients advanced imaging technology including Short Bore, High Field 1.5T MRI with MRA, 16 Slice Multi-Detector CT Scan with CT Angiography, the Discovery ST PET/CT scanner, Digital Mammography, Ultrasound with Color Doppler, Dexa … Full News here – Read more on Cape May County Herald (press release)

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Discover Global ophthalmology devices market outlook to 2020

Discover Global ophthalmology devices market outlook to 2020 This report elaborates on North America as the largest market for ophthalmology devices market followed by Europe and Asia. Asia is the fastest growing market for ophthalmology devices due to increasing number of eye surgeries for treatment of eye … Full News here – Read more on WhaTech

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