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Mammography rates increased after the Affordable Care Act (ACA) eliminated cost sharing for preventive services recommended by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, according to a new study published by the New England Journal of Medicine.

Thousands of ultrasound reports have been affected by a glitch in an automatic computer system feed meant to send the reports to physicians at B.C. Children’s Hospital in Vancouver, Canada.

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Diets high in foods with potential to cause inflammation—including processed meat, red meat, fish and refined grains—are associated with an increased risk of developing colorectal cancer, according to a new study published in JAMA Oncology.

ProScan Imaging of Louisville is working toward opening a second location in Louisville, Kentucky. The planned location would feature an open MRI system.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the expanded use of Lynparza (olaparib tablets) for patients who have tumors with the inherited BCRA genetic mutation.

The Wisconsin Assembly has approved a bill that would require providers to notify women if they have dense breast tissue.

Using a 3D imaging system, researchers from Rockefeller University’s Laboratory of Molecular Metabolism in New York are fighting obesity.

Army veteran Glenford Turner filed a malpractice lawsuit against the United States and the state of Connecticut after an x-ray indicated a scalpel was left in his abdomen during prostate cancer surgery at the VA Hospital in West Haven four years ago.

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Researchers have created a new algorithm that uses brain scans to predict language ability in deaf children after they receive a cochlear implant, according to a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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Consuming as little as four grams of processed meat can increase breast cancer risk by 15 percent.