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Should We Abandon Routine TB Testing for Healthcare Workers?
It's been a requirement for all my career. Is it still necessary? A new report has revealed that tuberculosis has become so rare among healthcare workers that it is not worth the time and expense to do routine testing. The report was published in the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

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Black Friday Sale
AHEC's Black Friday Sale starts NOW! Why wait, buy now and save! Check out our special offer page for all products that are on sale right now!

AHEC Graduates 26 New Mammography Students in October
Thank you to all 26 students who attended the last Mammography class of 2019! You were amazing and we know all of you will go on to be fabulous Mammographers! Our January Mammography Initial Training class is already filling up! Register early to save your spot!

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Radiology Staff Report 'Alarming' Levels of Stress & Burnout
Healthcare IT News
Radiology staff across the United States, UK, Germany and France are reporting high levels of burnout and stress, having to use inefficient technology and manage increasing workloads, according to a new study from Philips.

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Scientists Explore Egyptian Mummy Bones with X-rays and Infrared Light
Imaging Technology News
Experiments at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) are casting a new light on Egyptian soil and ancient mummified bone samples that could provide a richer understanding of daily life and environmental conditions thousands of years ago.

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MR Incident in Sweden Lands Nurse in Intensive Care Unit
Dot Med
An unnamed male who works as an X-ray nurse was seriously injured Wednesday afternoon after becoming stuck in the magnetic force of an MR camera system in a mobile cart at the entrance of Sunderby hospital. Two security guards who tried to help him also suffered minor injuries.

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Survey: Is Technology Replacing the Patient History?
Together, the patient history and physical have been the cornerstone of diagnostics. A frequently referenced study from 1975 found that 91% of diagnoses required only a history and physical. And in 2008, a similar study reported that use of MRI isn't necessary for headache screening because history and physical were sufficient.

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Gadolinium MRI Improves Diagnosis of Shoulder Condition
Aunt Minnie
The addition of gadolinium contrast to MRI scans can bolster diagnoses and help predict the recurrence of a common form of shoulder pain and stiffness among adults 50 and older, according to a study presented at the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) annual meeting in Atlanta.

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