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Lawsuit Claims HCA Hospitals Overcharge

Lawsuit Claims HCA Hospitals Overcharge Alachua County resident Penny Wollman made the allegations against North Florida Regional. The suit claims that, after a February car crash, Wollman was charged $ 6,853 for a CT scan of her cervical spine, $ 6,140 for a CT scan of her brain, and $ 1,454 … Full News here […]

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Study: Common Symptoms Often Not Explained

Study: Common Symptoms Often Not Explained For example, if you have a headache, don't expect your doctor to get a CT scan right away (even if you are worried that you may have a brain tumor). Serious causes of headaches are rare. Most headaches have no obvious cause regardless of how many … Full News here […]

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New Picture: The Universe as a Sulky Adolescent

New Picture: The Universe as a Sulky Adolescent The scientists used a technique similar to a CT scan to create their map. But rather than taking cross-sectional x-rays through a body to generate a 3D image, they used light from background galaxies passing through hydrogen gas in the “cosmic web … Full News here – […]

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Falcons' skid reaches 4 with 29-7 loss to Ravens

Falcons' skid reaches 4 with 29-7 loss to Ravens Against the Ravens, they rushed for only 68 yards, didn't give Ryan enough time to set and scan for receivers, and converted only four of 15 third down opportunities. "Today we struggled a majority of the game to get anything going offensively," coach … Full News […]

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Staff Prepare for Debut of New Mission Bay Hospitals

Staff Prepare for Debut of New Mission Bay Hospitals While the “newborn” was rushed from Bear Force One to the pediatric ICU for an emergency CT scan, other dramas were played out with varying degrees of thespian talent throughout the three hospitals. Bone marrow transplant patient “Isabella” had a … Full News here – Read more […]

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Want a kitty with that book? Springs-area libraries adopt cat-adoption program

Want a kitty with that book? Springs-area libraries adopt cat-adoption program The cat placards include an electronic code that patrons can scan with their phones to get more information about the cats in question. At least 10 cats have been adopted since the program's inception at the end of September. "A lot of patrons have […]

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Pets: New products good weapons against skunk smell

Pets: New products good weapons against skunk smell Doing the CT scan prior makes perfect sense if you're that concerned. Typically, a male puppy's testicles descend from his abdomen into his scrotum by the time he's 2 weeks old. Sometimes, one or both testicles don't drop, remaining somewhere between … Full News here – Read […]

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Brook Lopez Sprains Foot and the Nets Hold Their Breath

Brook Lopez Sprains Foot and the Nets Hold Their Breath “X-ray and CT scan studies done Thursday in New York reveal no fractures or bone injuries. Brook has been diagnosed with a mild midfoot sprain and is likely to be out for approximately 10-14 days.” After undergoing multiple procedures to repair the … Full News […]

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Pistons guard Jodie Meeks out 2 months with stress reaction

Pistons guard Jodie Meeks out 2 months with stress reaction A CAT-scan Monday revealed the stress fracture. He had been diagnosed with back spasms last week. Detroit's only other options at shooting guard on its current roster are Josh Bostic and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, who underwent testing for a potential … Full News here – Read more […]

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Pistons' Jodie Meeks out eight weeks with back injury

Pistons' Jodie Meeks out eight weeks with back injury Meeks was optimistic he would be able to play in the three upcoming exhibition games this week, but a CAT scan revealed the stress reaction to his vertebrae, similar to the injury Andre Drummond suffered his rookie season that caused him to miss nearly … Full […]

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Orioles-Royals Game 3 postponed

Orioles-Royals Game 3 postponed I had a CT scan and an MRI checking my brain and my neck and the arteries leading to it, and everything checks out normal and healthy. And talking with the neurologist that examined everything, I shouldn't have any concern. It's like any injury — you … Full News here – […]

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Fast action may have saved stroke victim's life

Fast action may have saved stroke victim's life But it could have been worse. Ray Palmer's quick recognition of stroke symptoms might have saved her life. Every year, 130,000 people die of stroke in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It's the country's … Full News here – Read […]

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A Cancer Battle We Can Win

A Cancer Battle We Can Win Now, however, there is good evidence that we can reduce the number of people who die of this devastating disease. A recent study called the National Lung Screening Trial proved that we do that by using a low-dose CT scan to detect early stage lung cancer. Full News here […]

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Most doctors misread scans for detecting strokes

Most doctors misread scans for detecting strokes But an ongoing survey of neurologists from across North America who were asked to examine images from such tests – sometimes done on top of the highly critical CT scan – indicates that as many as twothirds of survey respondents were inaccurate in … Full News here – Read […]

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Momenta Reveals Necuparanib Data for Pancreatic Cancer – Analyst Blog

Momenta Reveals Necuparanib Data for Pancreatic Cancer – Analyst Blog They had at least one follow up CT scan and were considered eligible for evaluating radiographic response. Out of them, seven patients showed a RECIST partial response and four patients reported stable disease. Moreover, 11 out of the 12 patients … Full News here – […]

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