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E-cigarette- or vaping-associated lung injury—“EVALI,” as the CDC is calling it—has already affected about 1,300 individuals across the U.S., killing 26.

Some observers suggest that one physician’s self-reported burnout is another’s normal work fatigue. But nearly all the experts agree that such variability is no excuse for simply dismissing the phenomenon.

Playing videogames during breaktimes reduces activation in the brain’s supplementary motor area, and the falloff shows up in findings on fMRI and as poorer functional performance in short-term memory tests when people get back to work.

Radiology is evolving, consolidating and all the while innovating in this time of transition from volume to value across U.S. healthcare. A compressed field reflects the shape of the changed—and still changing—marketplace.

Ultra-low-dose CT catches more fractures of the wrist and ankle than digital radiology without exposing the patient to higher radiation doses.

Women initially deemed to have a less than 2% chance of developing breast cancer often skip the recommended follow-up MRI six months later. Johns Hopkins researchers are attempting to understand why, and recently published some early insights into the issue.

RADPAC—the American College of Radiology Association’s bipartisan political action committee—has announced a new slate of board members whose terms will start Dec. 1.

A collection of researchers led by Penn Medicine are developing what they believe could be a game-changing new tool to detect Parkinson’s and other neurological diseases.

There’s been little research conducted on this phenomenon. But investigators with the National Center for Health Statistics recently dived into the data and found clear disparities between immigrants and U.S.-born women, according to their study, published Wednesday, Oct. 9, in National Health Statistics Reports.

NYC Health + Hospitals announced Wednesday, Oct. 9, it plans to invest nearly a quarter of $1 billion to upgrade its imaging capabilities, hoping to standardize care across the vast enterprise.

The Radiological Society of North America announced this week that it has selected an editor to guide its creation of the “first-of-its-kind” Case Collection of clinical examples for the profession.

Applied to head CT images, AI software can help speed diagnosis of ischemic stroke while also localizing large vessel occlusions when the latter are a culprit, according to a systematic review of studies published over a five-year period ending in February.